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03/02/2013 10:20 PM EST
Staton scores 14, UMKC edges IUPUI 48-44
UMKC 48, IUPUI 44
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Thomas Staton scored 14 points and UMKC
secured the No. 6 seed in the Summit League tournament after
closing out the regular season with a 48-44 victory over IUPUI
The Kangaroos (8-23, 5-11 Summit), who snapped a four-game
losing streak, will face No. 3 seed North Dakota State in the
first round on March 10 in Sioux Falls, S.D.
IUPUI (6-25, 1-15 Summit), as the No. 8 seed, will face
top-seeded South Dakota State on March 9.
UMKC entered the day a game behind South Dakota in the Summit
League standings but moved up in seeding after the Coyotes lost
to Western Illinois. UMKC holds the tiebreaker after sweeping
South Dakota this season.
Nelson Kirksey added 11 points for the Kangaroos in Saturday's
Mitchell Patton scored 19 points and Sean Esposito had 10 for
IUPUI, which has lost 15 straight.
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