UMKC men's basketball (15-13, 7-4) carries its longest winning streak in 12 years to WAC-leading CSU Bakersfield (19-7, 10-1) Thursday night. Tipoff is scheduled for 9 p.m. CT at the Icardo Center in a matchup that will be streamed on the WAC Digital Network.
The UMKC track and field team will compete at the Western Athletic Conference Indoor Track and Field Championship on Feb. 23-25 at the Ford Idaho Center in Nampa, Idaho.
The UMKC women's basketball team will play its final home games of the season at Swinney Recreation Center against CSU Bakersfield at 7 p.m. CT on Feb. 23 and Grand Canyon at 2 p.m. CT on Feb. 25.
Darrien Case (Parkville, Mo.) and Richard Smith (Kansas City, Mo.) have been named Western Athletic Conference Men's Track and Field Athletes of the Week, respectively, the conference office announced Tuesday afternoon.
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UMKC softball's Alex Larson (Overland Park, Kan.) has been named the Western Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week, as announced by the league office on Monday afternoon.
UMKC women's tennis (2-6) dropped a 6-1 decision at Oklahoma (4-2) Sunday afternoon at the Gregg Wadley Indoor Tennis Pavilion. Mariam Kurasbediani (Tbilsi, Georgia) earned a 6-3, 3-6, 10-7 victory over Simran Sethi in the No. 3 singles match for the Roos, who had only four healthy players competing.
The UMKC softball team (3-6) finished strong on the final day of the Battle at the Beach Tournament, taking the 5-3 victory over Rider (0-5) on Sunday morning.
UMKC (15-13, 7-4) men's basketball cruised past Chicago State (6-22, 1-10) on Saturday afternoon in the home finale at Municipal Auditorium. The Roos scored a season-high 45 first-half points and led for the game's final 31:19. Kyle Steward (Detroit, Mich.) continued his strong play with a game-high 19 points to go along with seven rebounds, three assists and two blocks.
The UMKC softball team (2-6) dominated Rider in an 8-0, five inning victory on day two of the Battle at the Beach before falling to Coastal Carolina, 7-0.
UMKC women's tennis (2-5) visits Oklahoma (3-2) Sunday afternoon at the Gregg Wadley Indoor Tennis Pavilion. Live stats of the match will be available.
For the first time in nearly two months, UMKC's women's basketball team (7-17, 2-9 WAC) was healthy and used its depth to deal Chicago State (0-25, 0-11 WAC) a 62-53 setback at Municipal Auditorium on Saturday afternoon.