If you've followed the Kirkwood men's basketball team this season, you know it's nothing new.
The ninth-ranked Eagles dressed only eight players due to medical issues and still managed to knock off DMACC, 83-63, in a key ICCAC conference game at Johnson Hall.
Earlier this year, the Eagles had to borrow a few players from the Kirkwood baseball team when five of their own players were suspended for two games by the NJCAA.
The Eagles are now 3-0 with a short-handed roster.
"They've been faced with a lot of different adversity during this year," said Kirkwood Coach Bryan Petersen. "Basically our message to the team was, 'We've done this before, so we have to find a way and not make excuses.'
"I thought the guys did a really nice job, coming out and setting the tone the first five minutes."
Byron Harp poured in 26 points for the Eagles and padded his stat line with six assists, five rebounds, five 3-pointers and one only turnover in 39 minutes. Read more...