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Texas-Rio Grande Valley beats Missouri-Kansas City 73-61

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Nick Dixon hit 5 of 5 from 3-point range and finished with 24 points to lead Texas-Rio Grande Valley to a 73-61 win over Missouri-Kansas City in a Western Athletic Conference opener Saturday night.

Moe McDonald added 12 points for Rio Grande Valley, which shot just 34 percent from the field but made 10 of 19 from 3-point range and controlled the glass 47-34. Javon Levi had nine rebounds, six assists and seven points.

Clinging to a two-point lead with fewer than five minutes left in the opening half, Rio Grande Valley (9-8) broke it open with a 20-5 run that stretched across both sides of the intermission and made it 38-21 with 16 minutes to play. McDonald had seven points in the run.

UMKC (5-12) then narrowed the gap back to single digits with a 9-0 run capped with a 3-point play by Isaiah Ross to trail 43-38 with nearly 10 minutes to play. Dixon ended the Kangaroo rally with back-to-back 3-pointers and Rio Grande Valley led by double figures the rest of the way.

Broderick Robinson led UMKC with 20 points and Ross and Jordan Giles had 12 apiece.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo Vaqueros 9-8 314273
home team logo Kangaroos 5-12 194261
Team Stats
away team logo Vaqueros 9-8 71.2 PPG 36.5 RPG 13.6 APG
home team logo Kangaroos 5-12 69.4 PPG 33.2 RPG 11.0 APG
Key Players
3
T. Winn III 12.6 PPG 4.7 RPG 1.6 APG 44.5 FG%
0
X. Bishop 15.4 PPG 2.7 RPG 3.8 APG 42.7 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
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Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
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Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
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Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
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