ICYMI: UMKC knocks off SEC team for second consecutive season

In case you missed it this weekend:

  • UMKC defeated Mississippi State, 72-67, Saturday on ASN to mark its second victory over an SEC school in the last two seasons. UMKC's Martez Harrison led the way for the Kangaroos with 21 points, 4 assists and 2 rebounds.

  • Southeast Missouri and Ole Miss met for the second time on Saturday. Ole Miss now leads the series 2-0 after SEMO fell to the Rebels, 75-64. Ole Miss improved to a 7-2 while SEMO dropped to 0-9.

  • No. 1 Jacksonville State defeated Charleston Southern on Friday night 58-38 to advance to the semifinals of the FCS playoffs. Charleston Southern had not allowed 200 yards rushing in a game all year and the Gamecocks put up 508 rushing yards. They advanced to the FCS semifinals for the first time in school history and became the first Ohio Valley team to reach the semis since 1991.

  • Sam Houston State will play JSU next weekend in the semifinals after a 48-21 victory over Colgate on Saturday.

  • No. 7-seeded Richmond  upset No. 2 Illinois State on Friday night 39-27 to move on to the FCS Playoffs semifinals. The Spiders will face No. 3 North Dakota State, which beat Northern Iowa on Saturday 23-13 in the quarterfinals. The Bisons continue their quest for their fifth consecutive FCS title.

  • Louisiana Tech defeated in-state rival Louisiana-Lafayette 91-79 on Saturday. This marked their their 36th win in a row at home. Alex Hamilton (30), Erik McCree (25) and Dayon Griffin (22) made for a dynamic trio on Saturday, combining for 77 points.

  • Western Michigan goalie Lukas Hafner made 30 saves as the Broncos beat Colorado College 5-3 on ASN. Hafner, coming off hip surgery, played consecutive games for the first time this season. Trey Bradley scored for CC.

More highlights from #SocialSaturday on Twitter @LiveOnASN:

Good win for @UMKCMensHoops tonight! Best part of it all was @LiveOnASN gave it to everyone live #WACBasketball

— Ashlea Bullington (@abullington0) December 13, 2015

@LiveOnASN Thanks. It allowed me to watch UMKC upset Mississippi St!! — Matt Canaday (@MCanaday9) December 13, 2015

Can't be at the TAC? The @LiveOnASN game will be on @CoxSportsTV in -- ? Alexandria ? Baton Rouge ? Lafayette ? Lake Charles ? New Orleans — LA Tech #DunkinDogs (@LATechHoops) December 12, 2015

At 2 pm CT on @LiveOnASN: @OleMissMBB at Southeast Missouri State Redhawks #SECBasketballFever — SEC Bball Fevercast (@Fevercast) December 12, 2015

Don't forget to catch A-10 Spotlight on @LiveOnASN today! Click for affiliate info: — Atlantic10Conference (@atlantic10) December 12, 2015

In the house that Karl Malone built. Sat 1PM EST @LiveOnASN — Tim Scarborough (@Timscar20) December 12, 2015

Who will take home the crown in this in-state rivalry matchup? @ULRaginCajuns or @LATechHoops — American Sports Net (@LiveOnASN) December 12, 2015

Who will move on to the #FCSPlayoffs semifinals? @SHSUFootball @ColgateFB — American Sports Net (@LiveOnASN) December 12, 2015

The Panthers are looking for their 8th-straight win! #FCSPlayoffs — FCS Football (@NCAA_FCS) December 12, 2015

.@UNIFootball D hold @NDSUfootball to only 79 yds of total offense in 1st half. Will they move on in #FCSPlayoffs against @SpiderFootball — American Sports Net (@LiveOnASN) December 12, 2015

Sic Em Dawgs! #WeAreLATech #DunkinDawgs — Heath Tims (@HeathTims) December 12, 2015

@LATechSports #wearelatech — Zach Williams (@jzw003) December 12, 2015

.@LATechHoops defeat ULL this afternoon! #WeAreLATech #DunkinDogs — LA Tech Sports (@LATechSports) December 12, 2015

.@MountainWest Commissioner Craig Thompson is very complimentary of @AZBowlGame activities & set up. Watch the video — Arizona Bowl (@AZBowlGame) December 12, 2015

Catch all of the action from Studio A with @IBThatRaspOnTV & @Bjoness30 starting at 7pm ET #IceOnASN — American Sports Net (@LiveOnASN) December 12, 2015

Grand welcoming by @Chiefs #RumbleLine for @UMKCMensHoops game! See more by getting to Muni now! #OperationSellout — UMKC Athletics (@TheUMKCRoos) December 12, 2015

UMKC defeats an SEC school for the second straight season, taking out Mississippi State today at home! — UMKC Men's Hoops (@UMKCMensHoops) December 13, 2015

Coverage via our partner, @LiveOnASN from Kalamazoo. @CC_Hockey1 @WMUHockey @patmick2626 #Slingbox — Josh Fenton (@Fenton_JC) December 13, 2015

Above: Martez Harrison led UMKC to a 72-67 victory over Mississippi State, hitting two 3-pointers down the stretch. (Courtesy of UMKC Kangaroos)

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