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8:05 ET, Jan 28, 2017
Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City, Missouri  Attendance: 1,587

Cal State Bakersfield slips past UMKC for 74-63 win

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Matt Smith scored 11 of his 18 points in the second half to lead Cal State Bakersfield to a 74-63 win over UMKC on Saturday night.

Shon Briggs added 14 points with 6-for-10 shooting and Jaylin Airington had 12 points for Bakersfield (14-7, 5-1 Western Athletic Conference), which shot 56 percent from the field and hit 25 of 36 from the line. It marked the third-straight win for the Roadrunners.

Bakersfield edged on top for good with a 6-0 spurt at the end of the first half to take a 33-28 advantage into the break. A pair of free throws from Dedrick Basile in the second half gave the Roadrunners their largest lead of the game, 49-36, and they hung on the rest of the way.

Kyle Steward led UMKC (10-13, 3-4) with 14 points, LaVell Boyd added 13 and Broderick Newbill and Isaiah Ross had 11 each.

Updated January 28, 2017

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