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Published January 05 2013

Wright lifts Bison past KC in men's hoops.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – TrayVonn Wright scored 17 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as North Dakota State defeated Kansas City 63-44 in Summit League men’s basketball Saturday.

“TrayVonn stole the show,” said NDSU head coach Saul Phillips. “He had an all-around great game and played strong on the defensive end of the ball.”

NDSU won its fifth straight game as Taylor Braun scored 14 points and Marshall Bjorklund had 11 for the Bison (13-3, 4-0 Summit).

N. DAKOTA ST. (13-3): Wright 7-12 3-3 17, Bjorklund 5-10 1-2 11, Alexander 2-7 3-4 7, Brown 1-2 0-0 2, Braun 6-13 0-0 14, Newell 0-0 0-0 0, Felt 2-8 2-2 8, Zastrow 0-0 0-0 0, Mauch 0-1 0-0 0, VandenBergh 0-0 0-0 0, Kading 1-2 0-0 2, Aaberg 0-0 2-2 2. Totals 24-55 11-13 63.

UMKC (4-12): Kirksey 1-3 0-2 2, Korver 0-2 2-2 2, Chatmon 2-2 4-6 8, Tyler 4-8 0-0 10, Staton 3-11 0-0 7, Rogers 0-2 3-3 3, Burke 0-0 0-0 0, Franklin 0-3 2-3 2, Tanner 0-2 2-2 2, Washington 0-0 0-0 0, Johnson 1-1 2-2 4, Reid 2-6 0-0 4. Totals 13-40 15-20 44.

Halftime: N. Dakota St. 28-19. 3-Point Goals: N. Dakota St. 4-18 (Braun 2-4, Felt 2-8, Mauch 0-1, Wright 0-2, Alexander 0-3), UMKC 3-15 (Tyler 2-6, Staton 1-5, Korver 0-1, Kirksey 0-1, Rogers 0-2). Fouled Out: None. Rebounds: N. Dakota St. 37 (Wright 10), UMKC 25 (Chatmon 5). Assists: N. Dakota St. 12 (Alexander 4), UMKC 5 (Tyler 2). Total Fouls: N. Dakota St. 14, UMKC 12. A: 1,118.