UMKC 74, Southern Utah 62

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP)—Michael Watson scored 31 points in his final regular season home game, leading Missouri-Kansas City to a 74-62 victory over Southern Utah on Thursday night.

Fellow senior Javon Clark added 15 points—all on 3-pointers—for UMKC (13-13, 8-7 Mid-Continent Conference).

Watson connected on a long 3-pointer with 10:45 left in the first half. It was the 379th of his career, one more than Ronnie Schmitz had at UMKC from 1989 through 1993.

Watson was 9-of-22 from the field, including 7-of-12 from on 3s.

David Palmer was 5-for-11 from beyond the arc and had 25 points for the Thunderbirds (10-16, 6-9), while Jason Baker added 11 points.

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