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RayQuawndis Mitchell and Shemarri Allen celebrating on the sideline.

Kansas City Leading Scorers Find New Homes

Jackson Ogden, Staff Writer
May 15, 2023

Kansas City’s two top scorers, RayQuawndis Mitchell and Shemarri Allen, will both be in new uniforms next season.   Mitchell announced his entry into the NBA draft earlier this spring while maintaining his eligibility to come back for another season. After withdrawing...

Shemarri Allen standing on the Swinney Rec court.

Kansas City Loses Another Star Player

Cristian Martinez, Sports Editor
May 2, 2023

  Senior guard Shemarri Allen will officially head to the transfer portal.    The Portal Report made the announcement of his decision on May 2, one day after graduate guard RayQuawndis Mitchell pulled out of the NBA Draft to play one more year in the NCAA.     Allen...

Guard Shemarri Allen driving in for a layup.

Meet A Roo: Shemarri Allen

Dallas Glynn, Staff Writer
April 30, 2023

  Hailing from Arden, North Carolina, senior liberal arts major and Kansas City basketball player Shemarri Allen first started playing basketball in the 3rd grade.   Growing up and seeing his older brothers play on the court helped him realize that playing basketball is...

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...

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