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.
Mike Brey is looking at former Notre Dame players to fill two assistant jobs that have opened up with the departures of Martin Ingelsby and Anthony Solomon.
Purdue's 2016-17 prospects got a jolt Wednesday when forward Caleb Swanigan announced he will return for his sophomore season.
Clemson's Jaron Blossomgame says he is withdrawing from the NBA draft and returning to school for a final season.
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