The UMKC Kangaroos started the season 0-7. Apparently, all the Kangaroos needed was to make it to conference play. UMKC improved to 2-0 in the Mid-Continent Conference with an 88-78 win over Southern Utah on Thursday. Seniors Brandon Temple and Carlton Aaron with had career nights. Temple scored a career-high 24 points. Aaron posted a double-double with 22 points and 17 rebounds. Mike English added 19 points, while Quinton Day scored 18 points for UMKC.