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Photo Series: UMKC Mens Basketball Feb. 24

Photo Series: UMKC Men’s Basketball Feb. 24

Julia Kapros
March 2, 2022

Marvin Nesbitt Jr., #33, scores a slam dunk against South Dakota. Marvin Nesbitt Jr, #33, jumps for the rebound as he and two South Dakota players fight for the ball. Shemarri Allen, #5, guards against a South Dakota player’s fade-away. Arkel Lamar, #3, shoots his...

Men’s basketball: Roos dominant first half helps them cruise past South Dakota

Men’s basketball: Roos dominant first half helps them cruise past South Dakota

Cristian Martinez
February 28, 2022

In front of a rowdy crowd last Thursday, a composed Kansas City Roos team bested South Dakota 72-63. Graduate guard Evan Gilyard II dominated the Coyotes defense in an impressive first half. With his step-back jumpers and ability to weave around defenders inside the paint,...

Men’s basketball: Kansas City’s last-minute offensive explosion helps them soar past St. Thomas

Men’s basketball: Kansas City’s last-minute offensive explosion helps them soar past St. Thomas

Cristian Martinez
February 7, 2022

The 13-9 Kansas City Roos faced the 8-12 St. Thomas Tommies for the first time in UMKC history on Thursday night. By the time the clock hit zero, however, both teams looked like classic rivals.  Kansas City’s first points came via Arkel Lamar’s three-point shot,...

Back of a UMKC Mens Basketball practice jersey with yellow and the UMKC kangaroo on the back. There is an arm wrapped around the shoulders of another player

Kansas City’s Comeback Effort Falls Short in Loss to North Dakota State

Brandon Clark
March 12, 2021

The Roos made a strong comeback effort during the second half in their 69-65 loss to North Dakota State in Sunday’s Summit League tournament.  Kansas City came into the game as the sixth seed, while North Dakota State was ranked as the third seed for the tournament. The...

Senior Mens Basketball player Brandon McKissic with his back to the camera, holding three fingers in the air

Men’s Basketball: Roos struggle in frustrating weekend against South Dakota

Evan Lohman
March 1, 2021

Kansas City’s men’s basketball team lost its final two games of the regular season at South Dakota State in a weekend double-header. The Jackrabbits won 67-49 on Friday and 89-77 on Saturday. Entering Friday’s game, the Roos were in the midst of a five-game win streak....

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