Instead of Arkansas-Pine Bluff's second-place finish in the Southwestern Athletic Conference's West Division, the event that stands out for the Golden Lions' 2011 season was a post-game fight against a Southern squad that resulted in 25 players receiving suspensions. Head Coach Monte Coleman has spent this off-season looking forward. He previews what 2012 has in store for UAPB in the latest edition of ArkansasSports360.com's 2012 Football Preview.
With 17 starters returning from last season’s 6-5 team, Coach Monte Coleman and his UAPB Golden Lions are looking forward to again contending in the tough Southwestern Athletic Conference West Division in 2012.
Daniel Broughton scored 26 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, and Arkansas-Pine Bluff ruined Mississippi Valley State's bid for a perfect Southwestern Athletic Conference record with a 78-67 victory Thursday in both teams' regular-season finale.
Savalace Townsend scored 19 points and tallied four steals to lead Arkansas-Pine Bluff past Grambling State 68-53 on Monday night, extending the Golden Lions' winning streak to three games and giving the Tigers their eighth-straight loss.
ESPN will telecast Saturday's Arkansas-South Carolina game at Reynolds Razorback Stadium as Fayetteville plays host to only its second Top 10 match-up since 1979. UCA takes its five-game winning streak on the road for an afternoon game to be televised on Southland TV.