Cal State Bakersfield cruises to 81-58 win over UMKC
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — Jarkel Joiner scored 21 points on 8-for-13 shooting, Damiyne Durham added 16 more and Cal State Bakersfield cruised to an 81-58 win over Missouri-Kansas City on Saturday night.
Cal State Bakersfield (10-13, 3-5 Western Athletic Conference) shot 56 percent from the field, getting 16 assists on 31 baskets, and dominated inside with a 38-14 advantage in points in the paint. Moataz Aly and Justin Davis finished with 10 points each for the Roadrunners, whose win gave coach Greg McCall his 100th career victory.
Isaiah Ross opened the game with a 3-pointer to spark an 8-0 run for UMKC (6-19, 1-7), which still led 13-12 midway through the opening half before Cal State Bakersfield took over.
Joiner then hit a 3-pointer to put CSUB on top for good and spark a 32-7 run to take a 44-20 advantage into the break.
Xavier Bishop led UMKC with 17 points, Broderick Robinson added 12 and Ross finished with 11 as the Kangaroos lost their fifth straight.