UMKC sophomore guard Reggie Hamilton asked for and was granted a release from his scholarship.  Hamilton as decided to leave the Kangaroo program with just 11 games to go on their schedule.

Hamilton was second on the team with a 12.6 ppg average and had scored double figures in 15 of 21 games.  The Roos are 6-16 and in last place at 2-7 in the Summit League.