UMKC vs Southern Utah

S. Utah 57, UMKC 47


CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) - Ray Jones Jr. scored 18 points and Southern Utah held UMKC to 14 second-half points in a 57-47 victory Thursday night.

Jackson Stevenett added a double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds for the Thunderbirds (11-10, 6-5 Summit League), who won for the fourth time in five games. Ramell Taylor and Damon Heuir scored 11 apiece.

Reggie Chamberlain's 17 points paced the Kangaroos (9-14, 3-8), who were swept in the season series. Chamberlain sank four 3-pointers. Kirk Korver added 12 points.

The Thunderbirds trailed 33-20 at intermission but completely shut down the Kangaroos in the second half, holding them to 26 percent shooting and outscoring them 37-14.

Southern Utah opened the second half with a 13-1 spurt to pull within 34-33 with 13:06 left. Jones scored his team's next nine points for a 42-40 lead with 7:50 to play, and they extended it from there.

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UMKC Kangaroos
T. Hall, F361-90-05132
T. Staton, F211-41-34143
K. Korver, C355-82-350312
R. Chamberlain, G306-141-221417
E. Tyler, G282-43-42318
D. Dibble252-41-30115
N. Rogers160-10-01410
M. Gholston Jr.60-10-00010
F. Chatmon30-00-00010
Totals 17-458-1523111947
Southern Utah Thunderbirds
J. Stevenett, F404-115-7101213
R. Taylor, F334-72-273411
M. Massey, C331-30-07322
D. Heuir, G374-103-444411
R. Jones, Jr., G376-105-625318
J. Johnson100-00-20100
J. Jeffery71-10-02012
W. Collie30-00-00010
Totals 20-4215-2133171757
Mid Continent
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