On the ensuing possession, Smith knocked away Corey Johnson's shot underneath the basket with three seconds left. Armstrong Atlantic State retained possession, but Jamal Galloway shot an air ball on a 3-point attempt as the shot clock expired. After the turnover, Augusta State inbounded the ball and the game clock expired.
Ben Madgen hit 17-of-18 free throws and scored 28 points to lead the Jaguars (9-3, 4-1 PBC). Garret Siler added 21 points and nine rebounds. Daniel Dixon scored 15 points and Tyrekus Bowman recorded his second double-double of the season with 11 points and 11 rebounds.
Johnson led Armstrong Atlan-tic State (9-3, 3-2) with 27 points.
AUGUSTA STATE WOMEN 79, ARMSTRONG ATLANTIC STATE 67
In Savannah, Ga., Nicole Mealing came off the bench to score a career-high 25 points and lead Augusta State in a Peach Belt Conference game.
Mealing, who tied a school record by hitting seven 3-pointers, also grabbed 10 rebounds to post the first double-double of her college career.
Deo Ngulela added 13 points and eight assists for Augusta State (9-3, 3-2).
The Lady Jags matched a season high with 10 3-pointers, going 10-for-20 from beyond the arc.
Augusta State also committed a season-low 11 turnovers.
Kaneetha Gordon led Armstrong with 24 points and a game-high 13 rebounds, while Augusta native Dartayvia Thomas added 10 points and 10 rebounds.
KENTUCKY STATE 81, PAINE 72
In Frankfort, Ky., Kenny Jones scored a game-high 26 points to lead Kentucky State (7-4, 5-2 SIAC).
Julian English scored 22 points and Donald Harris added 10 for Paine (3-8, 2-5).
KENTUCKY STATE WOMEN 70, PAINE 68
In Frankfort, Ky., Mattie Jones scored 18 points to lead Kentucky State (6-6, 5-2 SIAC) .
Paine's Savoyia Barrett led all scorers with 29 points. LaKeisha Bell added 13 and Latoya Ashely had 10 points and 13 rebounds for the Lady Lions (3-6, 2-4).