McKnight tops 1,000 career points; UAPB beat Alabama St.
PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — Martaveous McKnight had 27 points on 10-of-15 shooting and Shaun Doss scored 20 to help Arkansas-Pine Bluff beat Alabama State 82-71 on Saturday night.
McKnight, who also grabbed eight rebounds, has 1,006 points in just 50 games for the Golden Lions after transferring from Itawamba Community College. Charles Jackson had 15 points for UAPB (5-10, 2-0 Southwestern Athletic Conference).
Jessup leads Boise St. past Alabama St. in 67-57 win
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Justinian Jessup scored 16 points, Alex Hobbs 15 and Boise State beat Alabama State 67-57 on Wednesday night.
RJ Williams added 12 points and Zach Haney 11 for the Broncos.
Alabama State beats Jackson State 62-60
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Reginald Gee had 17 points and Rodney Simeon scored 13 as Alabama State came back to beat Jackson State 62-60 on Thursday night.
Branden Johnson blocked six shots for the Hornets (8-21, 8-9 Southwestern Athletic Conference), including swatting Treshawn Bolden's layup attempt to seal the win as time expired.
Gene Davis closed the first half with a 3-point play to give the Hornets a one point lead.