GRAMBLING, La. -- Travon Harper had 16 points on 7-of-8 shooting and Arkansas-Pine Bluff ended Grambling State's 11-game winning streak 75-66 on Saturday night.
Terrance Banyard added 12 points and Martaveous Mcknight had 11 points and eight boards for the Golden Lions (11-19, 11-5 Southwestern Athletic Conference), who split the season series with the conference-leading Tigers (15-13, 11-4) and moved alone into second place.
The Lions pulled away with a 10-1 run to lead 54-41 with nine minutes to go and mostly kept the lead in double digits until a late run by the Tigers closed the deficit to 68-64. The Lions made 7 of 12 free throws in the final 1:11 to hold on.
Pine Bluff opened the game on a 13-2 run and took a 34-33 lead into the break.
Mannion, who recently reclassified and is ESPN's No.11 overall player in the class of 2019, chose Arizona over Marquette.
He'll fit in with Sean Miller's plans for a faster tempo on offense.
The cream of the crop of American high school basketball will congregate in Colorado Springs from Oct. 5-7, as USA Basketball unveils its newly expanded Junior National Team minicamp in collaboration with the NBA, NCAA and NBPA.