Giles, Bishop score 18 each, help UMKC sweep Seattle 74-67
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jordan Giles and Xavier Bishop each scored 18 points and Missouri-Kansas City upended Seattle 74-67 Thursday night, snapping the Redhawks’ three-game win streak and securing a season sweep.
Isaiah Ross pulled UMKC (7-19, 2-7 Western Athletic Conference) into a 26-26 tie with six minutes left before halftime. The Kangaroos took off on a 15-3 run into the break and never trailed again.
UMKC was scoreless for nearly three minutes late in the game, and Seattle (16-9, 5-3) closed to 58-51 on a Jordan Hill 3-pointer with 5:11 to go, and 67-60 on a Morgan Means jumper with 2:18 left.
But Brandon McKissic dunked, and he, Bishop and Ross combined for 5 of 6 from the line in the last 1:19.
McKissic scored 11 points with nine rebounds. Giles had 10 boards.
Hill led Seattle with 16 points and Means added 14.