UMKC head basketball coach Kareem Richardson talked about the Kangaroos 92-82 win against the Green Bay Phoenix on Wednesday in the College Basketball Invitational game at the Swinney Recreation Center on the campus of the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
The UMKC Kangaroos will play in their first Division I postseason tournament in program history. They'll play University of Wisconsin-Green Bay on Wednesday night at the Swinney Recreation Center. Maria Torres The Kansas City Star
Courtney Frerichs, from Nixa, Mo., has the top time in the United States in the steeplechase and is likely to represent the United States in the 2016 Rio Olympics. The former UMKC runner is competing for New Mexico this season.
An ice storm rolled into Kansas City early Tuesday wreaking havoc on commuters, roads and the KC Streetcar, which was forced to cease operations because of the ice. A spokeswoman called it “the most significant weather event” in the streetcar’s history. Buses were brought in to transport passengers along the streetcar route. Music: Fretless by Kevin MacLeod.