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Both mens and womens basketball players received recognition in the Summit League for their performances.

Kansas City reels in Summit League Awards in Historic Fashion

Cristian Martinez, Staff Writer
March 19, 2024

  The Kansas City Roos earned nine Summit League Awards, including the first Coach of the Year win in 19 years.    Men’s basketball head coach Marvin Menzies’ impressive second season in Kansas City earned him the historic win as Coach of the Year. It’s the first...

Men’s Basketball huddles before game vs Omaha.

Men’s Basketball Rides Momentum into Summit League Tournament

Zach Gunter, Sports Editor
March 8, 2024

    After ending its season on a stunning six-game win streak, the Kansas City Roos are headed to Sioux Falls, South Dakota for the Summit League Basketball Championships.   The team will have lost its last game over a month ago when they tip off on Saturday night.    With...

The team celebrates its victory against Omaha.

Kansas City Roos Basketball Shines Bright While Other Regional Teams Struggles

Cristian Martinez, Staff Writer
March 7, 2024

  College basketball isn’t going well for the three larger Division I schools surrounding the Kansas City area.   The University of Kansas is having one of its worst seasons in recent memory with a 10-7 conference record and slipping in the Associated Press Top 25 rankings....

The Roos won their last six games of the regular season.

Kansas City Roos Secure Second Seed in Summit League Tournament

Cristian Martinez, Staff Writer
March 4, 2024

  The Kansas City Roos are the second seed in the Summit League, making it the first time they rank at that high in the conference since the 2004-2005 season.    During the last week of conference play, eight teams had yet to secure a position within the standings. However,...

Forward/Center Melvyn Ebonkoli slam dunk.

Men’s Basketball Extends Win Streak to Four

Zach Gunter, Sports Editor
February 28, 2024

    When the Roos men’s basketball team started its conference season with a record of 4-4, questions arose about what would become of the team.   Head Coach Marvin Menzies constantly spoke of the “Rise of the Roos” and how he wanted to turn this team into...

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