SWAC Player of the Year McKnight drops 41 points as UAPB falls 92-67 to Colorado State

Martaveous McKnight scored a game-high 41 points vs. Colorado State.
Martaveous McKnight scored a game-high 41 points vs. Colorado State.

Golden Lions squad scores 24 points in the paint

FORT COLLINS, Colo. – Arkansas-Pine Bluff scored 39 second half points in a comeback attempt that fell short as it fell 92-67 to the Colorado State Rams at Moby Arena.

Fast break points

-Senior guard Martaveous McKnight, the SWAC Men’s Basketball Player of the Year finished with 41 points on 13-of-27 shooting from the field, including 5-of-10 from 3-point range and 10-for-11 from the charity stripe
-UAPB trailed 47-28 at the half
-Sophomore junior college transfer Shaun Doss hit 6-of-10 free throws and finished with eight points
-McKnight led UAPB with six rebounds
Quamauri Hardy finished with a team-high three assists
-Redshirt junior Chris Smith chipped in with a team-high two steals and added four points
-As a team, the Golden Lions shot 38 percent from the field
-All five of UAPB’s three pointers were made by McKnight
-Colorado State had a total of six scorers in double figures
-UAPB was outrebounded 35-32 in the contest
-Neither team had a block throughout the entire ball game
-As a team, UAPB hit 18-of-27 free throws
-Both teams finished with 24 points in the paint

UAPB (0-2) returns to action on Saturday, November 17 as it travels to Illinois to face Southern Illinois University in non-conference action. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. in Carbondale.