PINE BLUFF, Ark. -- Quincy Roberts scored 24 points, including 3 of 4 on 3-pointers, as Grambling State defeated Arkansas-Pine Bluff 60-55 Saturday night.
After a 48-all tie with 3:50 remaining, Grambling State (3-15, 3-5 SWAC) sparked a 6-0 run, predicated by 4 of 4 from the free throw line, over the next three-plus minutes to take a 54-48 lead with 35 seconds remaining. Arkansas-Pine Bluff (2-19, 1-7) clawed to within 56-53 with 18 seconds to play on a layup by Lazabian Jackson, but the Golden Lions were forced to foul and Grambling State converted six consecutive free throws to seal the win.
Grambling State succumbed to a 7-1 scoring run by the Golden Lions in the first half's final 4:30 to trail 34-28 at the break.