Byrd scores 20 to lead Ark.-Pine Bluff over Philander Smith
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP)—William Byrd scored 20 points and had nine rebounds to lead Arkansas-Pine Bluff to a 68-60 win over Philander Smith College on Saturday.
Byrd also added six blocks for the Golden Lions (3-5).
Philander Smith (5-10) was plagued by poor shooting, making just 28 percent from the field. Tommy Bozeman came in off the bench to lead the Panthers with 14 points. Philander Smith had just three assists in the loss.
Arkansas-Pine Bluff held a 31-27 halftime lead. Larry Williams added 13 points for the Golden Lions, and Marcelle Goins chipped in 12. Jarvis Gunter brought down 10 rebounds.