Wichita State overcomes slow start for 71-52 win
Garrett Stutz added 11 points for the Shockers (4-1), who rallied from an early deficit by holding the Kangaroos without a field goal for more than 13 minutes.
Reggie Chamberlain, a transfer from Wichita State, led UMKC (4-1) with 20 points.
Chamberlain helped the Kangaroos build an early lead. Through nine minutes, he had as many points (12) as Wichita State, and UMKC led 23-17 after 12 minutes.
But the Shockers scored the final 20 points of the first half, fueled by six from Stutz and five from Kyles.
Wichita State started the second half on an 8-1 run to open up a 45-24 lead and UMKC didn’t get closer than nine the rest of the game.