UMKC Falls 53-50 Against Western Illinois - Game Recap

Western Illinois earned a 53-50 victory over UMKC on Thursday, getting 14 points from Michael Ochereobia at Western Hall.

Western Illinois earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 13.5-point spread.

Western Illinois got 13 points from Ceola Clark III and another 9 points from Jack Houpt. Ceola Clark III contributed 6 assists, while Adam Link cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.

UMKC got a 17-point performance from Estan Tyler, who was supported by 10 points from Thomas Staton. Mason Wedel had 4 assists in a losing cause for UMKC, while Mason Wedel grabbed 5 rebounds.

Western Illinois trailed at halftime, 39-21.

The rebound battle favored UMKC as they grabbed 22 boards, while Western Illinois only had 20.