Scores

Final

CSU Bakersfield 74

(12-14, 5-7 WAC)

UMKC 69

(7-18, 4-8 WAC)

    8:05 PM ET, February 20, 2014

    Swinney Recreation Center, Kansas City, Missouri

    1 2 T
    CSB 29 4574
    UMKC 24 4569

    Top Performers

    Cal State Bakersfield: I. Grayson 23 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    UMKC: M. Harrison 20 Pts, 11 Reb, 7 Ast, 3 Stl

    Grayson downs 23 and UCSB beats UMKC 74-69

    Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Issiah Grayson scored 23 points and Cal State Bakersfield built a substantial second half lead before hanging on to beat Missouri-Kansas City 74-69 on Thursday night.

    Aly Ahmed contributed 19 points and nine rebounds and the Roadrunners made 51 percent from the field.

    Cal State Bakersfield (12-14, 5-7 Western Athletic Conference) finished the first half with a Grayson trey and posted a 29-24 lead over UMKC at the break. Grayson and Ahmed combined for 14 points in the first 5 minutes of the second half and UCSB upped the spread to 44-32.

    The Roadrunners maintained a double-digit lead throughout most of the second half before UMKC (7-18, 4-8) closed the gap to five points on some key offensive rebounds, leading to four second-chance points in the final seconds.

    Martez Harrison scored 20 in the Kangaroo effort as UMKC suffered its seventh-consecutive loss.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CSB
    UMKC
    Points 74 69
    FG Made-Attempted 21-41 (.512) 23-63 (.365)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-14 (.429) 5-26 (.192)
    FT Made-Attempted 26-42 (.619) 18-32 (.563)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 30 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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