NCAA Game Summary - North Dakota State at UMKC|
(Saturday, January 5)
Final Score: North Dakota State 63, UMKC 44
Kansas City, MO (Sports Network) - TrayVonn Wright posted a double-double
with 17 points and 10 rebounds to lead the North Dakota State Bison over
the UMKC Kangaroos, 63-44, in a Summit League tilt at Municipal Auditorium.
For the Bison (13-3, 4-0 Summit), Taylor Braun added 14 points and Marshall
Bjorklund chipped in 11 points.
Estan Taylor led the Kangaroos (4-12, 1-4) with 10 points.
NDSU shot 48 percent from the field to open the contest, helping the Bison
to a 28-19 lead at the break. UMKC made just 37.5 percent of its field
goal attempts in the half but did outscore the Bison 5-1 at the free-throw
In the second half, the Bison were able to connect on just 40 percent of their
field goal tries, missing all but one of their nine 3-point attempts. The
Kangaroos shooting woes continued, as they hit on just 29.2 percent from the
field and just 1-of-6 from beyond the 3-point arc. Leading just seven midway
through the half, the Bison scored 16 unanswered points to take complete
control of the contest, as they won their fifth straight.
The Bison dominated down low, outscoring the Kangaroos in the paint, 40-18.
The Bison also had a 37-25 rebounding edge for the game.
01/05 21:31:00 ET