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Three-minute preview: UMKC men’s basketball vs. Utah Valley

UMKC guard Martez Harrison
UMKC guard Martez Harrison The Associated Press

▪ WHEN/WHERE: 7:05 p.m. Thursday at Municipal Auditorium

▪ TV/RADIO: KSMO (Ch. 62); WHB (810 AM)

▪ OUTLOOK: The Kangaroos, 11-17 overall and 6-5 in the Western Athletic Conference, are trying to break a two-game losing streak in their first home game in nearly two weeks. UMKC is going for a season sweep of Utah Valley, 10-16 and 4-7, having defeated the Wolverines 66-59 on Jan. 31 in Orem, Utah. The Kangaroos have fallen to fourth place in the WAC and will try to improve their seeding for the league tournament with three regular-season games remaining. The Wolverines have lost five of their last six.

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