PINE BLUFF, Ark. -- 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.
Sidney Umude hit two free throws with :40 left to put the Jaguars in front, 76-74. McKnight missed a jumper to tie with :18 left, but Travon Harper grabbed the rebound and fed McKnight, who hit the trey for the lead. Trent Steen hit the first of two free throws with :08 left to set the final margin.
Joe'Randle Toliver hit 5 of 8 from distance and scored 20 points to lead the Lions (4-14, 4-0). McKnight finished with 17 points and 11 rebounds and Steen added 17 points and nine boards.
Umude finished with 21 points and 12 rebounds for Southern (5-13, 1-4). Jared Sam added 17 points and 10 boards.
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