UAPB Tops Mississippi Valley St., 64-52, SWAC Home Opener

Men
Martaveous McKnight recorded a game-high 25 points
52
Mississippi Valley S2-13, 0-1 SWAC
64
Univ. Arkansas at Pine Bluff4-10, 1-0 SWAC
Score By Periods
Team 1 2 F
Mississippi Valley S 30 22 52
Univ. Arkansas at Pine Bluff 33 31 64
 
 
Pine Bluff, Ark.– Senior preseason Southwestern Athletic Conference Player of the Year guard Martaveous McKnight recorded a game-high 25 points to lead the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (4-10, 1-0 SWAC) basketball team to a 64-52 win over Mississippi Valley St. (2-13, 0-1 SWAC) on Saturday night at the H.O. Clemmons Arena.

 

McKnight, who shot 8-of-10 from the floor, 4-of-5 from behind the arch and 5-of-6 from the free throw line, added six rebounds, five steals and two assists.  Senior guard Charles Jackson recorded 11 points and sophomore Terrance Banyard registered 10 points and a team-high eight rebounds.

 

FAST BREAK POINTS

  • UAPB improved to 1-0 in league play for three consecutive years.
  • The Golden Lions has won two consecutive games at the newly renovated H.O. Clemmons Arena.
  • Martaveous McKnight ranks 11th in the nation in scoring.
  • McKnight has scored in double figures in the last 13 of 14 games, with a game high of 41 points versus Colorado St. early in the year.
  • Senior Charles Jackson shot 50% from the three point line.
  • The Delta Devils had their largest lead of the game (seven points), but UAPB stormed back to outscore MVSU 31-22 in the second half.
  • UAPB defense forced MVSU to 19 turnovers.
  • UAPB converted 40.0-percent (20-50) from the floor while limiting MVSU to 36.5-percent (19-52) FG shooting.
  • Grego Jones-Rollins and Aleska Koracin both led MVSU with 12 points.
  • Did you know?  UAPB men’s basketball coach George Ivory and UAPB women’s basketball coach Nate Kilbert both were teammates at MVSU.
UAPB will be back on the hardwood Saturday Jan. 14, versus Alabama St. at 7:30 pm in the H.O. Clemmons Arena.

Box Score

Mississippi Valley S logo

52

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64

Univ. Arkansas at Pine Bluff logo
Team 1 2 Total Records
Mississippi Valley S 30 22 52 2-13, 0-1 SWAC
Univ. Arkansas at Pine Bluff 33 31 64 4-10, 1-0 SWAC

Mississippi Valley S52

Mississippi Valley S 52
## Player GS MIN FG 3PT FT ORB-DRB REB PF A TO BLK STL PTS
25 JONES-ROLLINS, Grego * 31 6-9 0-2 0-0 1-3 4 1 1 7 1 4 12
33 KORACIN, Aleksa * 24 5-7 0-0 2-6 2-3 5 3 0 2 1 0 12
1 SCOTT, Dante * 29 2-12 1-4 4-4 0-3 3 4 3 2 1 0 9
3 EVANS, Jordan * 25 2-9 1-5 2-4 1-1 2 2 1 5 0 2 7
10 EJEH, Emmanuel * 18 1-4 0-0 0-0 0-3 3 4 1 1 0 2 2
5 ECKWOOD, Tereke 21 2-6 0-3 2-5 0-0 0 1 1 1 1 2 6
23 ALLEN, Lacurtis 21 1-2 0-0 2-4 3-2 5 0 1 0 0 2 4
12 HUNT, Lorenzo 12 0-1 0-0 0-0 1-4 5 0 0 1 0 0 0
2 SIMMONS, Torico 7 0-1 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
20 LUCIEN, Fritz 5 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 GREEN, Michael 4 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 RUCKER, Patrick 3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TM TEAM 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 200 19-52 2-15 12-23 10-21 31 16 8 19 4 12 52
Team Summary FG 3PT FT
First Half 12-29 1-9 5-8
41.38 % 11.11 % 62.50 %
Second Half 7-23 1-6 7-15
30.43 % 16.67 % 46.67 %
Total 19-52 2-15 12-23
36.5 % 13.3 % 52.2 %
Technical Fouls: none Second Chance Points: 6 Scores Tied: 1 time(s)
Points in the Paint: 22 Fast Break Points: 2 Lead Changed: 2 time(s)
Points off Turnovers: 13 Bench Points: 10 Largest Lead: 7 1st-07:09

Univ. Arkansas at Pine Bluff 64

Univ. Arkansas at Pine Bluff 64
## Player GS MIN FG 3PT FT ORB-DRB REB PF A TO BLK STL PTS
23 Martaveous McKnight * 33 8-10 4-5 5-6 1-5 6 1 5 5 0 2 25
1 Charles Jackson * 26 3-8 3-6 2-2 1-2 3 2 2 1 1 0 11
12 Terrance Banyard * 28 4-8 0-1 2-4 3-5 8 4 0 2 1 0 10
21 Shaun Doss * 32 2-8 0-4 3-4 2-4 6 1 3 4 0 3 7
34 Chris Smith * 7 0-3 0-0 1-2 0-0 0 3 0 0 1 0 1
24 Artavious McKnight 21 3-4 0-0 0-1 1-3 4 0 1 0 1 0 6
2 Marquell Carter 20 1-5 0-2 0-0 1-3 4 1 1 2 0 1 2
10 Quamauri Hardy 14 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 2 1 0 0 1 2
30 Cameron Posey 8 0-2 0-1 0-0 0-1 1 1 2 0 0 1 0
33 Isaac Bassey 7 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-2 2 3 0 1 0 0 0
5 Anthony Davis Jr. 3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
14 Marcus Wallace 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
TM TEAM 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 200 22-50 7-19 13-19 9-28 37 20 15 16 4 9 64
Team Summary FG 3PT FT
First Half 12-29 6-14 3-5
41.38 % 42.86 % 60.00 %
Second Half 10-21 1-5 10-14
47.62 % 20.00 % 71.43 %
Total 22-50 7-19 13-19
44.0 % 36.8 % 68.4 %
Technical Fouls: none Second Chance Points: 14 Scores Tied: 3 time(s)
Points in the Paint: 18 Fast Break Points: 2 Lead Changed: 3 time(s)
Points off Turnovers: 18 Bench Points: 10 Largest Lead: 14 2nd-01:07