Pine Bluff beats Eastern Shore 62-52 for 1st win

Pine Bluff beats Eastern Shore 62-52 for 1st win
November 13, 2012, 12:37 am
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HONOLULU (AP) Lazabian Jackson had 19 points and 10 rebounds, leading Arkansas-Pine Bluff to its first victory of the season, 62-52 over Maryland-Eastern Shore on Monday night in the Rainbow Classic.

The Golden Lions (1-2) also got 15 points from Terrell Kennedy, 13 from Davon Haynes, and eight points and seven assists from Tevin Hammond.

Kyree Jones led Maryland-Eastern Shore (0-3) with 21 points. Ronald Spencer had 14 rebounds.

Pine Bluff led 18-17 with 5:15 left in the first half when Hammond and Kennedy hit 3-pointers to spark an 8-0 run.

Dominique Cowell hit a jumper to stop the run and pull the Hawks within 26-19 at halftime, but a 3-pointer by Jackson and a jumper by Haynes to start the second half put the Golden Lions up by 12. They extended the lead to as many as 18 when Kennedy scored inside with 11:14 remaining.