Toolson scores 21 to lift Utah Valley over UMKC 71-64
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Conner Toolson had 21 points as Utah Valley topped UMKC 71-64 in the quarterfinals of the Western Athletic Conference Tourney on Thursday night.
Morgan, Brown help Seattle break 4-game skid, top UMKC 69-64
SEATTLE (AP) — Terrell Brown scored 21 points, Morgan Means 18 and neither missed from the free throw line in the last 24 seconds as Seattle held off UMKC 69-64 in a game that saw 10 ties and 11...
Whitfield carries UMKC past Grand Canyon 87-75 in OT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Rob Whitfield scored 19 points as UMKC topped Grand Canyon 87-75 in overtime on Thursday night.
Brandon McKissic added 16 points for the Kangaroos, while Xavier Bishop chipped in 15.
Jamel Allen had 12 points for UMKC (9-16, 4-6 Western Athletic Conference).
McKissic breaks tie, UMKC grabs 80-72 win over Chicago St.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Brandon McKissic scored 21 points and UMKC turned 15 turnovers into 21 points, defeating Chicago State 80-72 in the Western Athletic Conference opener for both teams Saturday.
Allen has career-high 18 as UMKC thumps Elon 95-59
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jamel Allen led six players in double-digit scoring with a career-high 18 points as UMKC powered out to an early lead and coasted to a 95-59 win over Elon on Saturday afternoon.
Allen was 4 of 8 from beyond the arc. Brandon McKissic and Marvin Nesbitt Jr. added 15 points apiece, and Xavier Bishop and Rob Whitfield chipped in 13 each. Jordan Giles contributed 10 points to go with seven rebounds and four assists.
Whitfield has 19 to lead UMKC to 80-67 win over McNeese
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Rob Whitfield nailed 5 of 8 from distance to total 19 points and lead UMKC to an 80-67 win over McNeese on Saturday night.
UMKC (4-8), which started the season 0-6, has won three of its last four and four of its last six games.
Xavier Bishop added 16 points while dishing out seven assists, Jordan Giles had 14 points and Brandon McKissic chipped in 10 for the Kangaroos.
UMKC gets first win, 94-58 over Avila
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Xavier Bishop scored 18 points, Danny Dixon had 14 with 10 rebounds, and UMKC won its first game of the season Saturday, beating NAIA-member Avila 94-58.
Rob Whitfield hit five 3-pointers for 15 points, Jamel Allen scored 15 with four 3s and Brandon McKissic had 13 for the Kangaroos (1-6), who made 12 of 26 3-pointers and held the Eagles to 32-percent shooting.