Arkansas-Pine Bluff vs Jackson State

Ark.-Pine Bluff 46, Jackson St. 44


JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Savalace Townsend scored 17 points, including the go-ahead basket with 51 seconds left, to lead Arkansas-Pine Bluff to a 46-44 victory over Jackson State in a Southwestern Athletic Conference game Saturday night.

A layup by Townsend, the league's leading scorer at 16.4 points per game, gave the Golden Lions (8-21, 7-9) a 45-44 lead.

After a Jackson State miss, Townsend was fouled with 12 seconds left, but he missed both attempts. Following a timeout by the Tigers (7-20, 5-10), Keeslee Stewart's shot missed with 2 seconds remaining, and Clay Johnson added a free throw for the Golden Lions.

Arkansas-Pine Bluff shot 58.3 percent (7 of 12) from the field after trailing 27-20 but was hurt by 10-of-24 free-throw shooting in the second half. Jackson State was 26.1 percent (6 of 23) from the field in the second half.

Kelsey Howard led Jackson State with 17 points.

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Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions
R. Bailey, F130-01-44111
J. Harris, F120-11-40021
L. Jackson, G371-90-04332
S. Townsend, G356-122-460317
M. Anderson, G273-62-67038
D. Broughton284-93-451011
C. Johnson220-11-52111
L. Weathers132-21-22015
K. Jones70-10-01100
A. Allen30-00-01000
D. Smith20-00-00000
J. Floyd10-00-00000
Totals 16-4111-293771446
Jackson State Tigers
J. Armstrong, F200-40-03130
D. Jones, F91-50-05022
J. Lewis, G340-42-44412
K. Howard, G335-136-951317
D. Taylor, G323-61-211027
S. Coleman252-50-03014
W. Readus223-80-09156
K. Stewart202-50-02126
R. Gregory30-10-00000
J. Pittman20-00-00010
Totals 16-519-154782044
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