KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Quinton Day scored eight of his season-high 30 points in the second overtime as he led Missouri-Kansas City to a 95-89 Mid-Continent Conference victory over Western Illinois Saturday at Kemper Arena.
The victory broke a four-game losing streak for the Kangaroos (8-15, 3-4).
The loss extended the losing stream for the Leathernecks (4-18, 0-7) to 12 games. UMKC coach Rich Zvosec is now 11-0 against Western Illinois. The Kangaroos have won 15 in a row in the series.
It was a game of different halves as UMKC led 33-24 at halftime thanks to 6-of-23 shooting from the field by the Leathernecks.
But Western Illinois scored 49 points in the second half on 18-of-24 shooting.
In the first overtime, Day's drive gave the Kangaroos a 78-76 lead with 34 seconds remaining, but David Jackson's shot with six seconds left tied the game.
Two free throws by Day with 2:56 left in the second overtime staked the Kangaroos to an 87-81 lead.
The Leathernecks reduced the margin to two on a three-point shot by Jackson with 2:11 left, but the Kangaroos connected on four-of-six free throws to hold off Western Illinois.
The teams tied in rebounds with 33 each. Alex Pledger had seven for UMKC and Owens-Murrey claimed 10 for the Leathernecks.