UMKC vs IUPUI Final: 48-44 - Recap
UMKC grabbed a 48-44 win over IUPUI on Saturday, behind a 14-point effort from Thomas Staton at IUPUI Gymnasium.
UMKC was a 1-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
UMKC got 11 points from Nelson Kirksey and another 7 points from Estan Tyler. Nelson Kirksey contributed 3 assists, while Nelson Kirksey cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.
IUPUI got 19 points from Mitchell Patton in a losing cause and another 10 points from Sean Esposito. Greg Rice contributed 2 assists for them, while Mitchell Patton had 7 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed IUPUI were victorious, as the score was 27-26 at the break.
UMKC had a 36-29 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.