UAPB 62, TEXAS SOUTHERN 61
Quamari Hardy made a layup with 37 seconds left and the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff survived two missed free throws by Texas Southern and a three-pointer with one second left for a victory at H.O. Clemmons Arena in Pine Bluff.
Texas Southern closed to one when Marquis Salmon made one of two free throws. Donte Clark got the rebound off the miss and was fouled. Clark missed the free throw and Texas Southern got the rebound, but Demontrae Jefferson turned the ball over with 19 seconds left.
Jefferson fouled Martaveous McKnight with 12 seconds left, but McKnight missed a free throw that Clark rebounded. After a timeout, Clark missed a three-pointer with one second left.
McKnight and Terrance Banyard led UAPB (10-19, 10-5 SWAC) with 16 points. Banyard added seven rebounds.
Jefferson led Texas Southern (8-19, 8-6) with 25 points while Clark had 14.
UAPB 61, TEXAS SOUTHERN 59
Faith Ohanta scored 20 points and had nine rebounds, and the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (6-19, 4-11 SWAC) overcame a 50-44 deficit after the third quarter to beat Texas Southern at H.O. Clemmons Arena in Pine Bluff on Monday night.
UAPB outscored Texas Southern 17-9 in the fourth quarter while shooting 58.3 percent (7 of 12) from the floor and holding Texas Southern to 3 of 13 field goals.
Ohanta made 7 of 14 field goals and all four of her free throws. Malaik Muhammad added 15 points and five rebounds.
UAPB shot 43.3 percent (23 of 53) from the floor, including 7 of 18 on three-pointers.
Texas Southern (15-10, 10-4) was led by Kaitlyn Palmer, who had 29 points and five rebounds. Palmer made 11 of 20 field goals, including 7 of 11 three-pointers. Joyce Kennerson finished with 16 points.
Sports on 02/20/2018
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