UMKC teammates closer than most

Thursday, December 13, 2007 | 11:09 p.m. CST; updated 7:56 a.m. CDT, Monday, July 21, 2008

COLUMBIA — Myleka Emerson and Chazny Morris have been playing basketball together for as long as they can remember. They grew up practicing together as children in Oakland, Calif., and are still playing together as sophomore guards on the UMKC women’s basketball team.