UMKC @ North Dakota State
Current Records: UMKC 17-10; North Dakota State 20-8
What to Know
The North Dakota State Bison and the UMKC Kangaroos are even-steven against one another since January of last year (2-2), but not for long. The Bison and UMKC will face off in a Summit battle at 2 p.m. ET on Saturday at Scheels Center. Both teams seek to continue their momentum from their previous wins.
The Oral Roberts Golden Eagles typically have all the answers at home, but on Thursday North Dakota State proved too difficult a challenge. North Dakota State enjoyed a cozy 77-59 victory over Oral Roberts.
Meanwhile, UMKC strolled past the North Dakota Fighting Hawks with points to spare on Thursday, taking the matchup 80-65.
The wins brought the Bison up to 20-8 and the Kangaroos to 17-10. Two numbers to keep in mind before tip-off: North Dakota State is stumbling into the game with the 355th fewest takeaways in college basketball, having accrued only 9.4 on average. To make matters even worse for North Dakota State, UMKC comes into the contest boasting the 24th most takeaways per game in college basketball at 16.2.
How To Watch
- When: Saturday at 2 p.m. ET
- Where: Scheels Center — Fargo, North Dakota
- Follow: CBS Sports App
North Dakota State and UMKC both have two wins in their last four games.
- Jan 20, 2022 – UMKC 80 vs. North Dakota State 77
- Mar 07, 2021 – North Dakota State 69 vs. UMKC 65
- Jan 30, 2021 – UMKC 49 vs. North Dakota State 47
- Jan 29, 2021 – North Dakota State 71 vs. UMKC 67