Missouri-Kansas City travels to IUPUI Gymnasium on Saturday to take on IUPUI. It takes place at 7:30 p.m. EST. The Kangaroos defeated the Jaguars 79-65 on Nov. 29 and are 3-7 against them over the past four years.
IUPUI is in ninth place in the conference and will be trying to close the gap with eigth place Missouri-Kansas City.
In their last outing, despite 17 points from Estan Tyler, the Kangaroos fell to Western Illinois 53-50 on Feb. 28. He contributes a team-high 11.6 points per game and 3 assists per game. For the Jaguars, Mitchell Patton put up 24 points in the 87-69 loss to South Dakota on Feb. 28. He is averaging 13.4 points per game and leads the team in blocks with 1 per game.
StatSmack! Missouri-Kansas City is better than IUPUI
Missouri-Kansas City is bigger. The average weight of the top 8 players on Missouri-Kansas City is 213 lbs compared to 205 lbs for IUPUI.
Missouri-Kansas City is taller. The average height of the top 8 players on Missouri-Kansas City is 77.6 inches compared to 75.9 inches for IUPUI.
Missouri-Kansas City has a stronger schedule than IUPUI this season (SOS Rank: No. 143 vs. No. 177).
Fred Chatmon is ranked 4th in the Summit League in rebounds and 5th in the Summit League in blocks.