Alabama State vs Arkansas-Pine Bluff

Ark-Pine Bluff holds off Alabama St. rally, 76-71


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PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) Tevin Hammond scored 22 points as Arkansas-Pine Bluff nearly blew a 16-point halftime lead, but hung on for a 76-71 win over Alabama State on Monday.

Marcel Mosley had 12 and Ghiavonni Robinson added 10 for Arkansas Pine Bluff (8-15, 6-5 Southwestern Athletic Conference). The Golden Lions held Alabama State to 19 first-half points, on 31 percent shooting.

DeMarcus Robinson scored 20 points for Alabama State (14-8, 8-3), while Jamel Waters added 15. The Hornets shot 61 percent in the second half, scored 52 points, made 7 of 11 3-pointers and hit all 17 free throw attempts.

Alabama State battled back after being down 35-19 at halftime and took a 61-58 lead after two Waters free throws and a Bobby Brown basket with 5:38 left.

But UAPB closed out the game on an 18-10 run.

The game was moved up several hours due to inclement weather.

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