The UMKC men’s basketball squad came up big on Thursday night in the second half, turning a 12-point deficit with 5:32 to play into a 66-63 victory over CSU Bakersfield at Municipal Auditorium, making it back-to-back wins at home. UMKC freshman Collin Jennings blocked a three-point attempt in the corner with one second remaining to seal it.
The 12-point comeback was the biggest of the season in a win for the ‘Roos, who also came from 11 back last Saturday in the win against Chicago State.
“We really showed some toughness tonight,” Head Coach Kareem Richardson said. “Even though we didn’t shoot well from the line, we played very good on the defensive end down the stretch. We also took care of the basketball in the second half with only one turnover.” [Read more…]