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McKnight totals 30 points, UAPB holds off TSU 90-86

PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) Martaveous McKnight drained six treys to total 30 points to help Arkansas-Pine Bluff hold off Texas Southern 90-86 on Saturday night.

Arkansas-Pine Bluff (6-13, 4-2 SWAC) ran out to a 43-29 halftime advantage and then had to hold on to fend off the Tigers who won the second half 57-47.

The Golden Lions pushed their lead to 62-37 early in the second period and led 73-57 with 8:06 remaining. Jeremy Combs then scored 11 straight points, capped by a dunk to close to 77-68.

The Tigers cut the lead to 83-80 after Jalyn Patterson hit a jumper with 1:37 remaining. UAPB's Cameron Posey made three straight free throws and Charles Jackson added two more in the final seconds to preserve the win.

Marquell Carter added 13 points and Terrance Banyard chipped in 10 for UAPB which hit 10 of 18 from long range.

Combs finished with 30 points and Devocia Butler added 20 for Texas Southern (8-11, 3-3).

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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 Texas Southern 8-11 295786
home team logo Ark.-Pine Bluff 7-12 434790
Team Stats
away team logo Texas Southern 8-11 80.8 PPG 42.4 RPG 15.6 APG
home team logo Ark.-Pine Bluff 7-12 65.9 PPG 36.7 RPG 11.4 APG
Key Players
13
J. Combs 17.3 PPG 9.3 RPG 1.5 APG 60.7 FG%
23
M. McKnight 20.8 PPG 5.0 RPG 2.9 APG 44.2 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
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
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
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB