UMKC held off a late charge from Oral Roberts to win 76-73 in the quarterfinals of the Mid-Continent Conference Tournament in Kansas City yesterday. Michael Watson led the charge for the Kangaroos with 34 points. UMKC was 2-16 at their low-point this season. Since then they’ve won seven of their last ten games. They’ll face top seeded Valparaiso in the semifinals later today. The two teams split in the regular season with the visiting team winning each time.