GRAMBLING, La. (AP) — Devante Jackson had 12 points off the bench to lift Grambling State to a 59-52 win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff in the Southwestern Athletic Conference Tourney quarterfinals on...
No. 5 seed Arkansas-Pine Bluff (13-18, 10-8) vs. No. 4 seed Grambling State (16-15, 10-8)
Southwestern Athletic Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, Assembly Center, Grambling, Louisiana;...
ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) — Martaveous McKnight had 28 points as Arkansas-Pine Bluff easily beat Mississippi Valley State 91-57 on Saturday.
Terrance Banyard had 14 points for Arkansas-Pine...
Arkansas-Pine Bluff (12-18, 9-8) vs. Mississippi Valley State (6-25, 4-13)
Harrison Complex, Itta Bena, Mississippi; Saturday, 5:30 p.m. EST
PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — Jayveous McKinnis recorded 12 points, including a dunk with 29 seconds left, and 10 rebounds to lift Jackson State to a 57-56 win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Monday...
Jackson State (10-18, 7-8) vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff (12-17, 9-7)
H.O. Clemmons Arena, Pine Bluff, Arkansas; Monday, 8:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Jackson State goes for the season sweep...
PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — Martaveous McKnight scored 21 points and distributed 10 assists and Arkansas-Pine Bluff beat Grambling 70-66 on Saturday.
Grambling State (13-14, 7-7) vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff (11-17, 8-7)
H.O. Clemmons Arena, Pine Bluff, Arkansas; Saturday, 8:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Grambling State goes for the season...
PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) — Chance Ellis came off the bench to score 12 points to lead Prairie View to a 48-44 win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Monday night.
Arkansas-Pine Bluff (11-16, 8-6) vs. Prairie View (14-12, 12-1)
William Nicks Center, Prairie View, Texas; Monday, 8:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Prairie View goes for the season sweep...
HOUSTON (AP) — Jeremy Combs scored 27 points on 10-of-15 shooting and grabbed 11 rebounds to help Texas Southern beat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 94-74 on Saturday night.
Arkansas-Pine Bluff (11-15, 8-5) vs. Texas Southern (14-11, 9-3)
Health & PE Center, Houston; Saturday, 8:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Texas Southern looks for its seventh straight...
PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — Shaun Doss tied his season high with 25 points as Arkansas-Pine Bluff defeated Alcorn State 73-62 on Monday night.
Doss made all 12 of his free throws.
Martaveous McKnight had 12 points for Arkansas-Pine Bluff (11-15, 8-5 Southwestern Athletic Conference), which earned its fourth consecutive win. Marquell Carter added 10 points. Terrance Banyard had seven rebounds for the hosts.
NORMAL, Ala. (AP) — Martaveous McKnight had 24 points as Arkansas-Pine Bluff topped Alabama A&M 69-60 on Monday night.
McKnight shot 9 for 10 from the line.
Artavious McDyess had 13 points for Arkansas-Pine Bluff (9-15, 6-5 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Terrance Banyard added 11 points and seven rebounds. Shaun Doss had 11 points for the road team.
Jalen Reeder had 15 points for the Bulldogs (5-20, 4-7). Andre Kennedy added 14 points. Gerron Scissum had seven rebounds.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Shaun Doss had a season-high 25 points as Arkansas-Pine Bluff broke its 10-game road losing streak, defeating Alabama State 75-69 on Saturday.
Arkansas-Pine Bluff did not trail in the second half, but led by just two points, 70-68, with 1:03 remaining. The Golden Lions outscored the Hornets 5-1 in the final minute.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Jontrell Walker scored 19 points and Jackson State beat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 65-52 on Monday night.
Jackson State (9-13, 6-3 Southwestern Athletic Conference), which leads the league allowing just 60.6 points per game, held UAPB to 40-percent shooting and forced 17 turnovers.
GRAMBLING, La. (AP) — Prince Moss scored 21 points with five 3-pointers and Anthony Gaston buried three 3s and Grambling throttled Arkansas-Pine Bluff 79-55 on Saturday night.
Moss was 7-of-10 shooting and made all of his 3s in just six attempts. The Tigers (10-11, 4-4 Southwestern Athletic Conference) saw 10-different players enter the scoring column and the finished 28-of-55 (50.9) shooting. Grambling was better from distance (11 of 20) than the foul line (12 of 23)
PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — Martaveous McKnight drained six treys to total 30 points to help Arkansas-Pine Bluff hold off Texas Southern 90-86 on Saturday night.
Arkansas-Pine Bluff (6-13, 4-2 SWAC) ran out to a 43-29 halftime advantage and then had to hold on to fend off the Tigers who won the second half 57-47.
The Golden Lions pushed their lead to 62-37 early in the second period and led 73-57 with 8:06 remaining. Jeremy Combs then scored 11 straight points, capped by a dunk to close to 77-68.
LORMAN, Miss. (AP) — Troymain Crosby scored 20 points with eight rebounds and Maurice Howard made four free throws in the final 20 seconds as Alcorn State held off Arkansas Pine Bluff 74-69 on Monday night.
Howard, who finished with 16 points, made two free throws with 17 seconds left to give the Braves a 72-66 lead. Martaveous McKnight, who led the Golden Lions with 26 points, knocked down a 3-pointer with 10 seconds to go but restored the two-possession spread.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Sidney Umude followed a missed jumper with two free throws to give Southern its first conference win in a 69-67 victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff in overtime on Saturday night.
With the score tied 67-all, Umude struggled to get a shot off as time expired in the extra period and drew the foul. He then sank both free throws to give the Jaguars (2-16, 1-4 Southwestern Athletic Conference) the win, their first in conference and first against a Division I team this season.
PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — Martaveous McKnight sank a step-back 3-pointer just before the buzzer as Arkansas-Pine Bluff beat Alabama A&M 50-49 on Monday night for its fifth straight win at home.
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).
PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — Martaveous McKnight scored 25 points on 8-of-10 shooting and Arkansas-Pine Bluff beat Mississippi Valley State 64-52 in the Southwestern Athletic Conference opener for both teams on Saturday night.
McKnight was 4 of 5 from 3-point range and had six rebounds and five assists for the Golden Lions (4-10). Charles Jackson added 11 points and Terrance Banyard had 10.
TROY, Ala. (AP) — Alex Hicks scored 18 points, collected 10 rebounds and Troy won its fourth straight in beating Arkansas-Pine Bluff 71-63 on Saturday.
It was Hicks' second straight double-double and third of the season. Jordon Varnado scored 15 points and B.J. Miller and Charles Norman each scored 14 for Troy (7-5).
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Tulio Da Silva scored 22 points, Josh Webster had 15 assists, and Missouri State ran past Arkansas-Pine Bluff 93-72 on Saturday.
Ryan Kreklow added 18 points and Keandre Cook scored 17 for the Bears (5-7), who remained undefeated at home through five games. Da Silva added eight rebounds, two steals and two blocks. He made 8 of 9 from the field.
Shaun Doss scored 23 points and Martaveous McKnight added 16 points for the Golden Lions (3-9).
PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — Martaveous McKnight had a triple-double and Charles Jackson scored 17 points to help Arkansas-Pine Bluff beat Champion Christian 84-51 on Monday night.
McKnight just missed a quadruple double, finishing with 18 points, 10 rebounds, 10 steals and eight assists with just one turnover. He had four points, on 1-of-7 shooting, and one rebound at halftime.
Jackson was 6-of-9 shooting, including 5 of 7 from 3-point range, and added six rebounds, four assists and three steals.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — No. 13 Texas Tech can always depend on its defense.
Jarrett Culver had a team-high 13 points for the Red Raiders, and they had another stifling defensive performance to remain undefeated with a 65-47 victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Wednesday night.
"I thought Pine Bluff came in here with a nice game plan," Texas Tech coach Chris Beard said. "They zoned us for 40 minutes and slowed us down. We didn't think we played our best."
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Martaveous McKnight scored nine of his 40 points in the third overtime as Arkansas-Pine Bluff beat Cal Baptist 115-107 on Friday.
McKnight had three points and Charles Jackson made a 3-pointer as part of a 10-2 surge to open the third extra period, and the Golden Lions led 108-100 with 1:25 left. Cal Baptist cut the deficit to 109-105 but didn't get closer.
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Curtis Cobb scored 17 points and led four players in double-figure scoring as UMass bounced back from consecutive home court losses with a rout of winless Arkansas-Pine Bluff in a Las Vegas Holiday Invitational Tournament campus game Monday night.
The Minutemen, who played their first five games at home, now head to Las Vegas for two tournament games.
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Marcus Bartley had 20 points, including six 3-pointers, and Aaron Cook scored 16 to help Southern Illinois beat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 78-48 on Saturday night.
Sean Lloyd Jr. and Rudy Stradnieks added 12 points apiece for Southern Illinois (1-2).
HOUSTON (AP) — Martaveous McKnight and Travon Harper combined for 51 points and top-seeded Arkansas-Pine Bluff shot 55 percent and defeated No. 4 seed Southern 71-65 in a Southwest Athletic Conference semifinal on Friday.
Arkansas-Pine Bluff (14-20) will face either Prairie View A&M, the No. 2 seed, or third-seeded Texas Southern in Saturday's championship.
PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — Martaveous McKnight and Quamauri Hardy scored 16 points apiece, Steen Trent added 11, and top-seeded Arkansas-Pine Bluff beat Mississippi Valley State 77-73 in Tuesday night's Southwestern Athletic Conference quarterfinal.
Travon Harper added 11 points for Arkansas-Pine Bluff (13-20), which advances to play No. 4 seed Southern in a Friday semifinal.
PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — Martaveous McKnight scored 18 points with 7-for-11 shooting, Joe'Randle Toliver added 16 points and Arkansas-Pine Bluff cruised to a 94-57 win over Mississippi Valley State on Saturday night.
Trent Steen had 14 points and eight rebounds and Quamauri Hardy got 13 points for Pine Bluff, which shot 52 percent and got 20 assists on its 35 baskets. Tolliver also dished out seven assists and hauled in seven rebounds.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Paris Collins had 17 points and eight rebounds, Lemmie Howard added 11 points and nine boards and Jackson State beat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 51-48 on Monday night.
Howard's layup put Jackson State up 42-38 with 10:55 remaining and after Jordan Berry gave the Tigers a 48-43 lead with just less than six minutes left, Howard added another 3 to make it 51-45 three minutes later.
PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — Martaveous McKnight and Terrance Banyard scored 16 points each and Arkansas-Pine Bluff overcame an 18-point deficit to beat Texas Southern 62-61 on Monday night.
LORMAN, Miss. (AP) — A.J. Mosby had 22 points on 9-of-11 shooting, including 4 of 5 from 3-point range, and Dante Sterling scored 15 points to help Alcorn State beat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 84-52 on Monday night.
Maurice Howard made four 3s, scored 14 points and had six assists, while Devon Brewer had 11 points and eight rebounds for Alcorn State (9-17, 5-8 Southwestern Athletic Conference).
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Eddie Reese scored 19 points with six assists and Southern beat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 70-62 on Saturday night.
Reese was 7 of 14 from the field including four from distance for the Jaguars (11-14, 7-5 Southwestern Athletic Conference), who had a 43-27 rebounding edge over Arkansas-Pine Bluff. Emanual Shepherd added 15 points and nine rebounds and Jared Sam scored 14 points and led the team with 11 rebounds.
PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — Martaveous McKnight scored 30 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and dished out 10 assists as Arkansas-Pine Bluff rolled to an 80-62 win over Alabama A&M on Saturday night.
McKnight was 12 of 17 from the field including three from distance for the Golden Lions (9-15, 9-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference) who lead the conference by two games over Grambling State. Trent Steen added 12 points and Terrance Banyard chipped in 10.
PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — Terrance Banyard scored 16 points and Martaveous McKnight hit a jumper in the closing seconds to help Arkansas-Pine Bluff overcome a 19-point deficit to beat Jackson State 60-58 on Monday night.
Charles Jackson made 3 of 4 from 3-point range and finished with 11 points for UAPB (8-15, 8-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference).
HOUSTON (AP) — Martaveous McKnight scored five points in the final three seconds to give Arkansas-Pine Bluff a 74-72 win over Texas Southern on Monday night.
The Golden Lions (7-14, 7-0 Southwestern Athletic Conference) remained alone atop the SWAC standings and ended Texas Southern's 27-game home winning streak, the second longest in the nation.
PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) — Martaveous McKnight scored a career-high 39 points with six rebounds, five assists and three steals, carrying Arkansas-Pine Bluff to a 72-66 win over Prairie View A&M on Saturday night.
McKnight was 13 of 20 from the field and 10 of 11 from the free-throw line for the Golden Lions (6-14, 6-0 Southwestern Athletic Conference), who are on a six-game win streak and are undefeated in the SWAC. Trent Steen added eight points before fouling out.
PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — Martaveous McKnight had 25 points and six assists, Charles Jackson made five 3-pointers and scored 17 points, and Arkansas-Pine Bluff beat Alcorn State 71-59 on Monday night for its fifth straight victory.
McKnight, who had a game-winning 3-pointer with 12 seconds remaining in overtime against Southern on Saturday, was 7 of 14 from the field and made 9 of 14 free throws against the Braves.
PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — Martaveous McKnight hit a 3-pointer with 12 seconds left in overtime to give Arkansas-Pine Bluff a 78-76 win over Southern to stay undefeated in Southwestern Athletic Conference play Saturday.
Jackson State, which beat Texas Southern in overtime Saturday, and Arkansas-Pine Bluff are the only unbeaten teams in conference play.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Martaveous McKnight had 24 points, six rebounds and nine assists on Monday night and Arkansas-Pine Bluff beat Alabama State 94-68 for its third win in a row.
The Golden Lions (3-14, 3-0 Southwest Athletic Conference) pulled away with a 14-3 run to lead 64-45 on Joe'Randle Toliver's 3-pointer with 8:57 left in the game. The Hornets (2-14, 2-2) got no closer than 16 the rest of the way.
ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) — Martaveous McKnight scored 23 points and Arkansas-Pine Bluff beat Mississippi Valley State 80-71 on Monday night for its first victory of the season.
UAPB (1-14, 1-0 Southwestern Athletic Conference) also lost its final six games of last season and finished at 7-25.
MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) — Fatodd Lewis scored 27 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead Tennessee-Martin to a 74-68 victory over winless Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Friday night.
Lewis, who got his fifth double-double of the season, finished 9 of 20 from the field and had back-to-back 3-pointers in the second half that put UT-Martin on top for good. Dominique Williams added 10 points for the Skyhawks (5-4), who shot 53 percent from the field and controlled the boards 37-24.
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Jerrick Harding poured in 30 points and Weber State snapped a three-game skid with a 96-74 romp over winless Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Saturday night.
Harding hit 9 of 13 shots from the floor, including 4 of 5 from 3-point range, and 8 of 9 free throws for the Wildcats (5-5), who kicked off a six-game home stand — their longest in 35 years — in style. Ryan Richardson hit 4 of 7 from long range and scored 16, while Zach Braxton chipped in with 14 points and seven rebounds.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Matt Hauser scored 21 points on 7-of-10 shooting from 3-point range and Santa Clara dominated the first half on its way to a 72-57 win over winless Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Saturday night.
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Isaiah Reese hit five 3-pointers and finished with 19 points, seven rebounds and six assists, Takal Molson also scored 19 points and Canisius beat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 81-58 on Saturday night at the Men Against Breast Cancer Showcase.
Reese and Molson each shot 7 of 10 from the field. Spencer Foley scored 12 points and Jermaine Crumpton added 11 points for Canisius (3-3).
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Miles Reynolds scored 20 points and Jack Williams scored 15 points with 12 rebounds and Pacific beat winless Arkansas-Pine Bluff 78-69 in a Men Against Breast Cancer Showcase game Friday night.
Jahlil Tripp also grabbed 12 rebounds for Pacific (2-3), and the Tigers had a 50-29 rebounding edge with 17 coming off the offensive end.