Wright St. 76, UMKC 62

Julius Mays scored 25 points, including five 3-pointers, and

Johann Mpondo added 14 to help Wright State to a 76-62 victory

Saturday over UMKC.

Mays, the leading scorer for the Raiders (13-16), was 5 of 8

from behind the arc. Kendall Griffin and Cole Darling chipped in 11

points apiece as Wright State shot 59 percent from the field.

Reggie Chamberlain led the Kangaroos (10-19) with 22 points and

was 6 of 8 on 3-pointers. Trinity Hall scored 11 points and grabbed

seven rebounds.

Wright State broke the game open in the first half. The Raiders

rode a 13-0 run, including two Mays 3-pointers, to a 33-19 lead and

cruised from there. UMKC got no closer than seven points down after


The game was UMKC’s first-ever BracketBusters contest. The

Kangaroos also fell to 0-3 against Wright State in the teams’ first

meeting since the 1990-91 season.