UMKC (3-2) trailed early on in the game to the Blue Tigers (3-2), letting in 21 points in the first 7:35. LU pushed its lead to as many as nine at the 9:57 mark before the ‘Roos started to pick it up. UMKC tied it at 28 with 4:54 on the clock on a Dashawn King layup, before taking the lead a few minutes later on a LaVell Boyd three.
The ‘Roos pushed their lead to as many as seven before the half, but Lincoln scored the final five points of the half to make it 38-36 at the break.
UMKC shot a blistering 59 percent in the half, while LU hit for 47 percent. The difference proved to be a 10-4 edge on the free throw line for the ‘Roos. [Read more…]