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The Kansas City Roos could not break the streak of losing in the first round.

The Kansas City Roos Eliminated in the First Round Against the Omaha Mavericks

Zach Gunter, Staff Writer
March 4, 2023

A collapse. That’s really the only term that can be used to describe the end of this season.   Ending the regular season on a five-game skid, then losing to the 10-seeded Omaha Mavericks in the first round of the Summit League Championship Tournament was certainly not...

Graduate guard Rayquawndis Mitchell is a key factor for Kansas City going forward.

Summit League Men’s Basketball Tournament Preview

Zach Gunter, Staff Writer
February 28, 2023

  The Kansas City Roos’ men’s basketball regular season ended silently.    However, it’s Summit League Championship Tournament time, and the Roos’ first matchup looks to be favorable.   Kansas City’s first-round face-off is against the Omaha Mavericks, a...

The Kansas City Roos season continues to wind down.

Men’s Basketball Week in Review: Final Home Stretch

Zach Gunter, Staff Writer
February 24, 2023

  The Kansas City Roos men’s basketball team played their final games in the Swinney Recreation Center for the 2022-2023 basketball season. Unfortunately, they did not close it out on a high note.   Last week, the Roos lost both games. They lost to the North Dakota State...

Head Coach Marvin Menzies got revenge over his former assistant coach, but could not win against St. Thomas.

Men’s Basketball Week in Review: 2/9 and 2/11

Zach Gunter, Staff Writer
February 19, 2023

  The Kansas City Roos struggled to maintain momentum all season. However, this latest stretch has been particularly rough.      This past week, the Roos won one and lost one. They beat the Western Illinois Leathernecks 76-64. Then, they traveled to St. Paul,...

UMKC Debate Coach and competitor, Yasmeen Hanon. Photo courtesy of LinkedIn.

UMKC Team Spotlight: Debate

Zach Gunter, Staff Writer
February 4, 2023

  UMKC Debate coach and competitor, Yasmeen Hanon, brought the club back after nearly 2 years of being absent from campus.    “I had a lot of experience in high school with speech and debate,” said Hanon. “I thought I could take my expertise and use it to re-establish...

Kansas City Roos, Mens Basketball

Men’s Basketball Midseason Review

Zach Gunter, Staff Writer
February 2, 2023

After five months of college basketball, the new-look Kansas City Roos had an up-and-down performance in and out of conference play. However, there are many areas that need to be worked on to become true contenders.   Brutal Non-Conference Play   In the...

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