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McKnight tops 1,000 career points; UAPB beat Alabama St.

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).

Reginald Gee had 19 points, Jacoby Ross scored 11 and Tobi Ewuosho had 11 points and 12 rebounds for the Hornets (4-10, 2-1).

UAPB, which led for most of the game, shot 75 percent (18 of 24) in the second half and its 50 points after the break was the Golden Lions' most in a half this season. They jumped to a 15-0 lead but Alabama State rallied to make it 27-all before Ewuosho hit 1 of 2 free throws with 2:56 left in the first half to give the Hornets their first lead. Gene Davis hit a 3 at the buzzer and ASU scored the first seven second-half points to make it 41-32 before UAPB caught fire.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo Alabama St. 4-10 343771
home team logo Ark.-Pine Bluff 5-10 325082
Team Stats
away team logo Alabama St. 4-10 67.3 PPG 39.4 RPG 10.1 APG
home team logo Ark.-Pine Bluff 5-10 65.9 PPG 36.7 RPG 11.4 APG
Key Players
12
R. Gee 13.0 PPG 4.2 RPG 1.1 APG 39.2 FG%
23
M. McKnight 20.8 PPG 5.0 RPG 2.9 APG 44.2 FG%
Top Scorers
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PTS REB AST
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0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
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Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
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Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB