Scores

Final

Houston Baptist 72

(1-0, 0-0 away)

AR-Pine Bluff 68

(0-1, 0-0 home)

9:30 PM ET, November 9, 2012

Stan Sheriff Center, Honolulu, Hawaii

1 2 T
HBU 30 4272
ARPB 28 4068

Top Performers

Houston Baptist: M. Davis 22 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

Arkansas-Pine Bluff: T. Hammond 14 Pts, 6 Reb, 6 Ast, 5 Stl

Houston Baptist 72, Ark.-Pine Bluff 68

Associated Press

HONOLULU -- Marcus Davis scored 22 points and James Harper added 11 as Houston Baptist defeated Arkansas-Pine Bluff 72-68 in the Rainbow Classic on Friday night.

In the season opener for both teams, the Huskies used a 10-1 second-half run to break open the game before holding on.

Terrell Kennedy led the Golden Lions with 19 points. Tevin Hammond added 14 points and six steals, and Davon Haynes had 13 points and 12 rebounds.

A Harper 3-pointer gave Houston Baptist a 10-point lead with 2:08 remaining, but Arkansas-Pine Bluff scored the next eight points. Lazabian Jackson ended the surge with a layup to make the score 68-66, but the Golden Lions were then forced to foul, and the Huskies protected the lead at the line.

Jackson finished with 12 points.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
HBU
ARPB
Points 72 68
FG Made-Attempted 25-65 (.385) 26-61 (.426)
3P Made-Attempted 5-18 (.278) 4-16 (.250)
FT Made-Attempted 17-25 (.680) 12-25 (.480)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
Largest Lead 10 4

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