Arkansas-Pine Bluff defeats Jackson State 62-56
Townsend’s layup with 3:55 left gave the Golden Lions (7-22, 7-10 SWAC) the lead for good at 51-50. He scored 16 of his 21 points after halftime, when Pine Bluff trailed 29-24.
Allen Smith had 13 points and Terrell Kennedy 12 for Pine Bluff.
Jenirro Bush led Jackson State (15-13, 11-5) with 16 points and Grant Maxey scored 12. The Tigers shot 32 percent from the field while the Golden Lions made 40 percent of their shots.
There were 46 fouls called and 66 free throws—33 for each team—attempted in the game.