UMKC vs Wright State

Young leads Wright State to 61-49 win over UMKC


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DAYTON, Ohio (AP) Jerran Young had a career-best 11 rebounds and four blocks as Wright State snapped a four-game losing streak with 61-49 victory Saturday night over Missouri-Kansas City.

Young also scored nine points and had three steals. Young assisted Chrishawn Hopkins with his 3-pointer to give Wright State (7-7) its largest lead, 43-24 with 16:44 remaining.

UMKC (3-8) had a 20-8 run to pull within 51-44 with 3:53 to play. Wright State closed with 8-for-10 shooting from the line and a Matt Vest dunk to cap its scoring.

Cole Darling scored 12 of his 15 points in the second half. JT Yoho hit three 3-pointers and scored 11 points to lead Wright State.

UMKC did not have a player score in double figures. Nelson Kirksey scored six points. Kirksey had scored in double figures in the previous seven games for the Kangaroos.

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