For the first time since early December, the UMKC Kangaroos have won back-to-back games. Last night they made it two straight wins with a 63-51 victory over Western Illinois. Michael Watson scored 24 points for UMKC to lead all scorers, Marcus Golson added 22. The Kangaroos defense was terrific in this one as they held Western to just 35% shooting from the field and forced 15 turnovers. UMKC is now 11-5 on the season.