UMKC balance turns back Missouri S&T 90-77
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Martez Harrison had 13 points and 11 assists, Shayok Shayok had 13 points and nine rebounds and Missouri-Kansas City defeated Missouri S&T 90-77 on Wednesday night.
Broderick Newbill led the Kangaroos (2-1) with 14 points and Frank Williams Jr. came off the bench to score 13 as 12 different players scored.
B.J. McLaughlin led the Division II Miners (1-2) with 17 points and reserves Zachary Ellis and Danylo Zuikov had 15 and 13, respectively.
Kansas City, which led 51-39 at the half, shot 53.4 percent but the Miners stayed in it despite 29 turnovers by hitting 10 of 21 3-pointers and posting a 39-35 rebounding edge. The Kangaroos had 24 turnovers.
Deshon Taylor scored the last five points of the first half to get the lead to double figures. The Miners were within 10 with 7:21 to play but Shayok had six points in an 8-0 run to decide matters.