UMKC balance turns back Missouri S&T 90-77
B.J. McLaughlin led the Division II Miners (1-2) with 17 points and reserves Zachary Ellis and Danylo Zuikov had 15 and 13, respectively.
Kansas City, which led 51-39 at the half, shot 53.4 percent but the Miners stayed in it despite 29 turnovers by hitting 10 of 21 3-pointers and posting a 39-35 rebounding edge. The Kangaroos had 24 turnovers.
Deshon Taylor scored the last five points of the first half to get the lead to double figures. The Miners were within 10 with 7:21 to play but Shayok had six points in an 8-0 run to decide matters.