CONWAY, Ark. -- Mikh McKinney scored 14 points and Sacramento State rallied from a 13-point second-half deficit to defeat Central Arkansas 71-68 Saturday night.
Central Arkansas (1-3) led 45-35 at halftime and increased the lead to 55-42 on a tip-in by Jordan Harks with 15:56 remaining. But Sacramento State (4-1) outscored the Bears 21-5 over the next 10 minutes to take its first lead of the game on a three-point play by McKinney with 5:15 left.
McKinney added two free throws with 17 seconds left that gave the Hornets their final three-point margin as Central Arkansas misfired three times from 3-point range in the final 12 seconds.
Joe Eberhard added 13 points, 10 rebounds and four steals for Sacramento State.
There's nothing to suggest the Jayhawks won't end up atop the Big 12 for a 13th season in a row. But what about a return to the Final Four?
Colorado State graduate transfer John Gillon has chosen Syracuse, giving the Orange a potential starter at point guard entering the 2016-17 season.
DeSean Murray, who averaged 20.2 points as a sophomore at Presbyterian, will transfer to Auburn to play for coach Bruce Pearl.
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