UMKC 58, N. Dakota St. 56
LaTreze Mushatt scored 17 points, including the go-ahead basket
in the final minutes, to carry UMKC to a 58-56 win over North
Dakota State on Thursday night.
Mushatt dominated the second half with 11 points, which included
the layup with 1:18 to go that put the Kangaroos (10-12, 4-7
Summit) on top for good and helped them snap a three-game
Jay Couisnard grabbed a double-double for the Kangaroos by
scoring 18 points and pulling down 13 rebounds. Spencer Johnson
helped by snagging 10 rebounds.
Both teams kept the game close with the Kangaroos never leading
by more than five points and the Bison (8-14, 5-7) never by more
than three. The game saw the lead change hands 14 times and the
score tied 10 times.
The Bison’s Michael Tveidt led the game in scoring with 20
points. He was the only North Dakota State player to score double