KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Brandon Temple had 20 points, including
a 3-pointer with less than seven seconds left, to lead
Missouri-Kansas City to a 80-79 win over Valparaiso on Monday
The Kangaroos (16-11, 12-4 Mid-Con) overcame a five-point
deficit in the last minute to get the win.
Valparaiso led 42-39 at halftime.
And with a minute left, the Crusaders led 78-73, Day then
connected on two free throws with 55 seconds remaining to make it
A traveling violation on Seth Colclasure gave UMKC the ball with
24 seconds left, and a drive by Day made it 78-77 at the 18.4 mark.
Day fouled Loyd with 13.7 seconds left, sending Loyd to the
line. Loyd made his first free throw but missed the second. Temple
then grabbed the rebound, dribbled down the court and launched the
winning shot with 6.7 seconds remaining.
Shawn Huff missed a shot for the Crusaders in the last second.
Oppland got a shot in, but officials, after reviewing a video
replay, ruled it was too late.