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Kansas City Roos men's basketball

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The Kansas City Roos men's basketball team represents the University of Missouri-Kansas City in Kansas City, Missouri. The school's team currently participates in the Western Athletic Conference. 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
2019–20 Kansas City Roos men's basketball team
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UniversityUniversity of Missouri–Kansas City
First season1954
Head coachBilly Donlon (1st season)
ConferenceWestern Athletic Conference
LocationKansas City, Missouri
ArenaMunicipal Auditorium
(Capacity: 7,316)
ColorsBlue and Gold[1]
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Home jersey
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Team colours
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Away jersey
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Team colours

The team returned to Municipal Auditorium for the 2013–14 school year after a brief stint of playing on campus at Swinney Recreation Center. The team made their first Division I postseason appearance in the 2017 College Basketball Invitational.



The Kangaroos appeared in one College Basketball Invitational (CBI). Their record is 1–1.

Year Round Opponent Result
2017 First Round
Green Bay
W 92–82
L 61–72

NAIA Tournament resultsEdit

The Kangaroos appeared in one NAIA Tournament. Their record is 0–1.

Year Round Opponent Result
1977 First Round Grand Valley State L 88–94

Former Kangaroos in the NBAEdit


  1. ^ Kansas City Athletics Visual Identity Guide (PDF). July 1, 2019. Retrieved September 5, 2019.

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