KC came in to face Bossier Parish with a record of 22-4 (12-4 conference) and ranked No. 20 in the country. The Rangers left having improved their record with an impressive 64-49 victory.
KC shot 50 percent from the field and 53.8 percent from the line. Shooting 40 percent from beyond the arc, including 4-6 in the first half, helped the Rangers secure the win.
KC was led in scoring by Nardie Bogues with 12 and Maurice Taylor added 10. The Rangers dominated the rebound battle, winning it 43-28. Dimitri Smith and Lyndale James led Bossier Parish with 10 points each.
KC had a solid performance from its bench players who contributed 31 points on the evening. The Rangers had 50 defensive stops in the game, which contributed to there being only one lead change in the contest.
Rangers head coach Brian Hoberecht sees room for improvement in his squad.
“There were a couple of areas we would have liked to been better in, specifically turning the basketball over,” Hoberecht said.
Still Hoberecht was pleased with the win.
“We went on the road and managed the distractions and played through some mistakes,” Hoberecht said.
KC will host Navarro 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, in Masters Gym.