UMKC vs New Mexico State Final: 68-66 - Recap
|UMKC vs New Mexico State Final: 68-66 - Recap|
UMKC earned a 68-66 victory over New Mexico State on Saturday, getting 21 points from Martez Harrison at Swinney Recreation Center.
Nelson Kirksey had 17 points for UMKC and Frank Williams chipped in with 13 points. Martez Harrison had 7 assists for them, while Nelson Kirksey was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.
New Mexico State got 33 points from Renaldo Dixon in a losing cause and another 14 points from Tshilidzi Nephawe. Tshilidzi Nephawe contributed 2 assists for them, while Daniel Mullings had 11 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed UMKC were victorious, as the score was 37-28 at the break.
The rebound battle favored New Mexico State as they grabbed 34 boards, while UMKC only had 33.