Saints add 5 undrafted rookies
METAIRIE, La. (AP) — New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis says the club has signed five undrafted rookies since the NFL draft ended on Saturday.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Gary Blackston and Dennis Jones scored 17 points apiece to lead six Prairie View A&M players in double figures and the Panthers beat Texas Southern 92-86 on Saturday night...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Devonte Patterson had 24 points as Prairie View beat Grambling State 81-71 in the Southwestern Athletic Conference tournament semifinals on Friday.
Williams carries Prairie View over Alabama St. 96-69
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Darius Williams had 20 points as Prairie View romped past Alabama State 96-69 on Monday night.
Prairie View A&M tops Alabama A&M 72-65
NORMAL, Ala. (AP) — Gary Blackston had 17 points, three rebounds, three assists and three steals to lead Prairie View A&M to a 72-65 victory over Alabama A&M on Saturday night.
Williams hits 7 3s, scores 28 in Prairie View A&M’s win
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Darius Williams scored 28 points, making seven 3-pointers, and Prairie View A&M defeated Jackson State 79-66 on Saturday night.
Dennis Jones added 17 points and Gary Blackston 14 for the Panthers (12-12, 10-1), leaders of the Southwestern Athletic Conference. The Panthers were coming off their only SWAC loss, a 95-90 defeat at Texas Southern last Saturday. They swept the season series from Jackson State (9-16, 6-5), beating the Tigers 55-51 on Jan. 19.
Suber leads CS Bakersfield over Chicago St. 75-62
CHICAGO (AP) — James Suber recorded 13 points and 13 rebounds to lead Cal State Bakersfield to a 75-62 win over Chicago State on Thursday night.
Jarkel Joiner had 16 points for Cal State Bakersfield (16-9, 7-4 Western Athletic Conference). Rickey Holden added 14 points. Darius Williams had 12 points for the visiting team.
Travon Bell had 19 points for the Cougars (3-22, 0-10), who have now lost 14 straight games. Anthony Harris added 11 points. Cameron Bowles had 10 points.
Texas Southern rallies to beat Prairie View A&M 95-90
HOUSTON (AP) — Jeremy Combs had 22 points and 14 rebounds and Texas Southern rallied to beat Southwestern Athletic Conference leader Prairie View A&M 95-90 on Saturday night.
The Tigers (12-11, 7-3) have won four straight while Prairie View A&M (11-12, 9-1) had a 10-game win streak snapped.
Andrus, Williams helps PVAMU beat Alabama State 69-67
PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) — Gerard Andrus had his first career double-double and Darius Williams scored all his 12 points in the second half to help Prairie View A&M beat Alabama State 69-67 on Monday night for the Panthers' 10th win in a row.
Andrus, a juco transfer, finished with 14 points and a season-high 11 rebounds. Antoine Lister added 13 points on 5-of-6 shooting and Dennis Jones had nine points and nine assists for Prairie View.
Blackston, Andrus lead Prairie View over MVSU
ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) — Gary Blackston had 14 points with 11 rebounds, Gerard Andrus scored 15 points and Prairie View A&M defeated Mississippi Valley State 89-78 on Saturday.
SWAC-leading Prairie View (8-11, 6-0) also got 13 points from Devonte Patterson and 11 points from Darius Williams.
Michael Green led MVSU (3-17, 1-5) with 15 points. Jordan Evans added 14 points and Dante Scott scored 11 with eight rebounds for the Delta Devils.
Andrus with 24 leads Prairie View past Texas Southern 79-73
PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) — Gerard Andrus scored a season-high 24 points and grabbed seven rebounds as Prairie View edged Texas Southern 79-73 on Saturday night.
Gary Blackston added 14 points and 13 rebounds for the Panthers (5-11, 3-0 Southwestern Athletic Conference) who notched their fourth straight win. Darius Williams added 13 points and Dennis Jones had 10 points with seven assists.
Prairie View beats back Alcorn State with 57-54 win
ALCORN, Miss. (AP) — Darius Williams scored 20 points, Devonte Patterson added 15 and Prairie View A&M beat Alcorn State 57-54 Monday night.
Khari Jabriel Allen's 3-pointer with 2:02 left brought the Braves to within 54-52, and with 17 seconds left, Troymain Crosby's jump shot reduced it to 55-54. But Dennis Johnson missed a short attempt with four seconds left and Patterson made 1 of 2 free throws for the final margin.
Broman, Pickett spark turnaround, Winthrop tops Prairie View
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Adam Pickett scored all but one of his 15 points in the second half when Winthrop came from behind to defeat Prairie View A&M 76-62 on Saturday, pushing its win streak to four.
Bracey, Jean help Louisiana Tech roll to an 82-68 victory
RUSTON, La. (AP) — DaQuan Bracey had 22 points and Derric Jean drilled five from long range for 17 points as Louisiana Tech rolled to an 82-68 win over Prairie View A&M on Tuesday night.
Bracey and Jean combined to drain 8 of 15 from beyond the arc and Louisiana Tech was 11 of 28 from long range. Prairie View made 6 of 16.
JaColby Pemberton added 14 points and Oliver Powell chipped in 13 for the Bulldogs (6-3).