NCAA Basketball

Southern University Jaguars (15-18)


Sat. 2/24 Thu. 3/1 Sat. 3/3 Tue. 3/6 Fri. 3/9
@ Alc 
L 85-89
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vs. TxSo 
L 88-90
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vs. PVA&M 
L 69-77
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vs. JkSt 
W 62-60
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@ UAPB 
L 65-71
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McKnight, Harper lift Arkansas-Pine Bluff to SWAC title game

HOUSTON (AP) Martaveous McKnight and Travon Harper combined for 51 points and top-seeded Arkansas-Pine Bluff shot 55 percent and defeated No. 4 seed Southern 71-65 in a Southwest Athletic Conference semifinal on Friday.

Arkansas-Pine Bluff (14-20) will face either Prairie View A&M, the No. 2 seed, or third-seeded Texas Southern in Saturday's championship.

McKnight scored five points in a 7-1 surge as the Golden Lions opened a 59-57 lead and sealed off Southern by making 5 of 6 at the free-throw line.

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Leaders
Points: J. Sam16.2
Rebounds: J. Sam8.8
Assists: E. Reese3.4
FG%: J. Sam43.7%
FT%: J. Sam76.7%
3P%: E. Reese36.3%
Steals: E. Reese1.1
Blocks: J. Sam0.8
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Virginia31-3
2 Villanova36-4
3 Xavier29-6
4 Kansas31-8
5 Michigan State30-5
6 Cincinnati31-5
7 Michigan33-8
8 Gonzaga32-5
9 Duke29-8
10 North Carolina26-11
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Villanova36-4
2 Michigan33-8
3 Kansas31-8
4 Duke29-8
5 Virginia31-3
6 Texas Tech27-10
7 Loyola Chicago32-6
8 Xavier29-6
9 Purdue30-7
10 Gonzaga32-5
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Southwestern Athletic Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
Grambling State 13-5 17-14
Prairie View A&M 12-6 16-18
Texas Southern 12-6 16-20
UAPB 12-6 14-21
Southern University 10-8 15-18
Jackson State 9-9 12-20
Alabama State 8-10 8-23
Alcorn State 7-11 11-21
Mississippi Valley State 4-14 4-28
Alabama A&M 3-15 3-28
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 69.1 (282)
Rebounds: 13.2 (16)
Assists: 11.2 (320)
FG%: 40.3% (339)
FT%: 68.1% (292)
3P%: 33.8% (238)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 71.8 (157)
Rebounds: 26.2 (104)
Assists: 12.1 (82)
FG%: 42.2% (72)
FT%: 70.5% (128)
3P%: 33.7% (115)
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