|School Name:||University of Missouri–Kansas City|
|Location:||Kansas City, Missouri|
|Arena:||Swinney Recreation Center|
|Head coach:||Billy Donlon|
The Kansas City Roos basketball team, historically known as the UMKC Kangaroos, represents the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) in Kansas City, Missouri. The Roos returned to the Summit League on July 1, 2020 after a seven-year absence spent in the Western Athletic Conference. The team has never played in the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament. The Roos are currently coached by Billy Donlon.
UMKC officially changed its athletic identity to "Kansas City Roos" on July 1, 2019, although the university name did not change.
Roos in the NBA
- Tony Dumas
The team currently has 12 players on the roster.
- "UMKC Athletics Completes New Brand Identity". Kansas City Athletics. July 1, 2019. http://www.umkckangaroos.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=18300&ATCLID=211806301. Retrieved July 1, 2019.