UMKC’s women combined hot shooting and strong play on the boards for a 64-56 win over Morgan State on Saturday in the Plaza Lights Classic at Swinney Recreation Center.
The Kangaroos, 2-3, shot 54 percent from the field and outrebounded the Bears 44-19.
Aries Washington — who went to North Kansas City High — Samantha Waldron and Kristen Moore all scored 11 points for UMKC. Kiana Law pulled down 13 rebounds for the Kangaroos, and Paige Husa added seven boards.
UMKC led 34-26 at halftime.