UMKC led by 11 at halftime and a 14-0 run early in the second half, sparked by nine points from Kirksey, gave the Kangaroos a 51-28 advantage. The Wolverines never seriously threatened after that.
Weber St. 86, Montana St. 68 • In Bozeman, Mont., Davion Berry scored 20 points, Jordan Richardson added 19 and Weber State (15-9, 12-4) ended a two-game skid to remain atop the Big Sky Conference.
Jeremy Senglin added 12 points and Joel Bolomboy matched his season average of 11 rebounds for the Wildcats (15-9, 12-4), who landed 58 percent from the field, and hit 10-of-17 3-pointers while Montana managed just two of eight from beyond the arc.
Eastern Washington 85, Southern Utah 74 • In Cedar City, Eric Rippetoe led Southern Utah with 17 points but the Thunderbirds (1-24, 0-16) remained winless in the Big Sky Conference.
SLCC 101, Colorado Northwestern CC 66 • Jaden Jackson went 8-for-9 from 3-point range and scored a career-high 33 points to lead Salt Lake Community College to the win.
BYU 91, Loyola Marymount 67 • In Los Angeles, Kim Beeston scored a career-high 27 points, and Jennifer Hamson had 23 points and 19 rebounds as the Cougars (23-5, 13-4) cruised to the West Coast Conference win.
Southern Utah 86, Portland St. 79 • In Portland, Ore., Carli Moreland scored 25 points and Hailey Mandelko scored 24 to lead the Thunderbirds (17-8, 11-5) to the Big Sky Conference victory.
Montana St. 75, Weber St. 71 • In Ogden, Kalie Matthews and Briana Averette led Weber State (6-18, 2-14 Big Sky) with 13 points each, but the Wildcats' rally came up short.
Ashley Brumwell scored 20 points for Montana State (13-12, 8-8).
SLCC 72, Colorado Northwester CC 50 • Mercedes Riggs scored 16 points for the Bruins. as Salt Lake Community College (24-6, 13-2) clinched a share of the Scenic West Athletic Conference regular-season title.