MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- 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.
The Golden Lions scored the first eight points, but the Hornets answered with the next nine and kept it close for the first 15 minutes of the game. UAPB pulled away late in the half and led 43-32 at the break.
Mack keys late surge, helps Manhattan beat Coastal Carolina
Nehemiah Mack scored five of his 11 points and pulled in a key rebound inside the final two minutes to help Manhattan beat Costal Carolina 55-53 on Friday in a Northern Kentucky Classic tournament opener.
Goodman scores 27, Penn beats N. Iowa 78-71
Devon Goodman scored a career-high 27 points, and Penn rallied in the second half to defeat Northern Iowa 78-71 Friday at the Paradise Jam tournament.
First-half run propels South Florida to 73-46 win over Ohio
Justin Brown, T.J. Lang and Alexis Yetna scored 11 points apiece and South Florida closed the first half with a 26-3 run to help the Bulls beat Ohio 73-46 on Friday in the Jamaica Classic.