PINE BLUFF, Ark. -- 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.
Travon Harper added 11 points with nine rebounds for UAPB (5-14, 5-0 Southwestern Athletic Conference). The Golden Lions were 11 of 28 from distance and 16 of 25 at the stripe.
UAPB went on an 11-3 run for a 23-15 lead and took a 30-26 lead into halftime. The Golden Lions started the second half with eight straight points during a 20-6 run for a 50-32 lead.
Harper finishes off break with a slam
Auburn's Jared Harper gets a steal off and sprints to the rack for a huge one-handed jam.
Mitchell, No. 16 Clemson top Akron in Cayman Islands Classic
Shelton Mitchell scored 22 points with four steals, Elijah Thomas had 15 points and 12 rebounds and No. 16 Clemson beat Akron 72-69 on Monday in the first game of the Cayman Islands Classic.
Reed knocks down 3 to extend Clemson's lead
Marcquise Reed makes a deep three-pointer to give Clemson an 11-point lead over Akron.