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
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.