PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) Martaveous McKnight and Quamauri Hardy scored 16 points apiece, Steen Trent added 11, and top-seeded Arkansas-Pine Bluff beat Mississippi Valley State 77-73 in Tuesday night's Southwestern Athletic Conference quarterfinal.
Travon Harper added 11 points for Arkansas-Pine Bluff (13-20), which advances to play No. 4 seed Southern in a Friday semifinal.
Hardy hit 3 of 7 3-pointers for the Golden Lions, who led 39-33 at halftime and shot 47.4 percent from the field and 33.3 percent from long range.