Ark.-Pine Bluff 73, Jackson St. 69

Mitchell Anderson scored 25 points and Savalace Townsend added

16 as Arkansas-Pine Bluff defeated Jackson State 73-69 on Monday

night.

Anderson came off the bench to shoot 10-of-16 from the floor

with six rebounds and six blocks for the Golden Lions (3-19, 2-7

Southwestern Athletic).

Christian Williams scored 18 points, Willie Readus 14 and

Keeslee Stewart 11 for the Tigers (5-16, 3-6).

Arkansas-Pine Bluff overcame a late seven-point deficit to tie

the score at 62-all with 2:39 remaining. Daniel Broughton and

Townsend combined for six straight points to give the Golden Lions

a 68-62 cushion with 44 seconds left.

Williams hit a 3-pointer for Jackson State, but with the Tigers

forced to foul, Arkansas-Pine Bluff protected the lead with five

free throws in the last 20 seconds.

The Golden Lions shot 52.2 percent (24 of 46) from the

floor.