UMKC went scoreless for more than 4 minutes and couldn’t hold on to a slim lead, losing 78-75 to Georgia Southern in the semifinals of the Gulf Coast Showcase on Tuesday. UMKC will play Penn for third place at 4 p.m. Wednesday.
Broderick Robinson had career highs of five three-pointers and 26 points, leading UMKC to a 74-63 victory over Manhattan on Monday in the opening game of the Gulf Coast Showcase. The Roos will play Georgia Southern on Tuesday in the semifinals.
The Kangaroos, who were routed by seventh-ranked Wichita State in their season opener Friday, took it out on NAIA member Haskell in a 110-59 victory in their home opener Sunday at Municipal Auditorium.