The UMKC Kangaroos 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 Kangaroos are currently led by head coach Kareem Richardson.
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.