WEST POINT, N.Y. — Kennedy Edwards scored 17 points off the bench as Army pulled away from Arkansas-Pine Bluff in the second half for a comfortable, 81-60 victory Friday night in the Barclays Center Classic.
The Black Knights (4-2) built an eight-point lead in the first half, then outscored the Golden Lions by 13 in the second, 51-38.
Kyle Wilson knocked down 5 3-pointers and finished with 15 points for Army and Kevin Ferguson added 14 points and 12 rebounds. Tanner Plomb added a dozen points to join Wilson as the only Black Knights to score in double figures in all six games. Plomb came into the game averaging 21.4 points per game; Wilson averaged 20.8.
JoVaughn Love scored 15 points to lead Arkansas-Pine Bluff (1-5), with Thaddeus Handley and Jaquan Lynch each contributing 11 points.
The Black Knights rebounded from back-to-back losses top George Washington and Tennessee