SEATTLE (AP) William Powell scored 17 points, grabbed 12 rebounds and made six assists as Seattle beat the University of Missouri-Kansas City 65-55 on Saturday night to win its fifth straight.
Emmanuel Chibuogwu scored 12 points for the Redhawks (12-11, 6-3 Western Athletic Conference), who made 22 of 32 free throws and outrebounded the Kangaroos 39-28. Brendan Westerndorf had a career-high five steals for Seattle.
Leading 27-25 at halftime, Chibuogwu made three straight jumpers and the Redhawks led 43-37 after Powell scored six straight points.
Martez Harrison pulled the Kangaroos within 46-43 with a jumper, but Seattle pulled away 56-48 after Jake Spurgeon hit back-to-back 3-pointers with 2:36 left. The Redhawks hit nine free throws down the stretch while UMKC missed five 3-pointers in the final 42 seconds.
Harrison led UMKC (9-15, 2-7) with 22 points and LaVell Boyd added 11.