Kansas City Roos men's basketball
The Kansas City Roos men's basketball team represents the University of Missouri-Kansas City in Kansas City, Missouri. The school currently plays in the Summit League after completing a seven-season tenure in the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) in July of 2020. The team has never played in the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament. The Roos are currently led by head coach Billy Donlon.
|Kansas City Roos|
|University||University of Missouri–Kansas City|
|Head coach||Billy Donlon (1st season)|
|Location||Kansas City, Missouri|
|Arena||Swinney Recreation Center |
|Colors||Blue and Gold|
The team made their first Division I postseason appearance in the 2017 College Basketball Invitational.
Athletic brand namesEdit
- Kansas City Kangaroos (1954–1963) — At the time, UMKC was known as the University of Kansas City (short form KCU).
- UMKC Kangaroos (1963–2019) — KCU joined the University of Missouri system in 1963, adopting its current institutional name at that time.
- Kansas City Roos (2019–present)
The Roos (then nicknamed Kangaroos) appeared in one College Basketball Invitational (CBI). Their record is 1–1.
NAIA Tournament resultsEdit
The Kangaroos appeared in one NAIA Tournament. Their record is 0–1.
|1977||First Round||Grand Valley State||L 88–94|
Former Kangaroos in the NBAEdit
- Kansas City Athletics Visual Identity Guide (PDF). July 1, 2019. Retrieved September 5, 2019.
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