Kansas City bench solid, beats South Dakota 90-86

Kansas City bench solid, beats South Dakota 90-86
January 12, 2013, 10:22 pm
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VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) Estan Tyler scored 25 points off the bench on a 10-of-13 shooting performance including five 3-pointers and Kansas City earned a 90-86 win over South Dakota on Saturday night.

The Kangaroos' bench outscored South Dakota's bench 57-9. Along with Estan, Thomas Staton scored 19 points off the bench for Kansas City (5-13, 2-4 Summit) and Nate Rogers added nine points including a perfect 6 for 6 from the free-throw line.

South Dakota (7-11, 3-3) led by as many as nine points in the second half but surrendered a 32-21 run to the Kangaroos, which took a 69-67 lead after Tyler hit a 3-pointer with 9:01 remaining in the game. Kansas City never trailed from that point on.

Kirk Korver was a starter for the Kangaroos, scoring 15 points, while Fred Chatmon scored 10 points and grabbed six rebounds.

Juevol Myles had 24 points to lead South Dakota and Brandon Bos had 19.