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.
Grambling St., Prairie View meet in SWAC semis
No. 4 seed Grambling State (17-15, 11-8) vs. No. 1 seed Prairie View (20-12, 18-1)
Southwestern Athletic Conference Tourney Semifinals, Bill Harris Arena, Birmingham, Alabama; Friday, 2:30...
Prairie View meets Alcorn State in SWAC quarters
No. 8 seed Alcorn State (10-20, 6-12) vs. No. 1 seed Prairie View (19-12, 17-1)
Southwestern Athletic Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, William Nicks Center, Prairie View, Texas; Tuesday, 8...
PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) — Devonte Patterson scored a career-high 32 points and Prairie View A&M wrapped up their Southwestern Athletic Conference regular-season championship campaign with a 98-64...
Prairie View looks to extend streak vs Alcorn State
Alcorn State (10-19, 6-11) vs. Prairie View (18-12, 16-1)
William Nicks Center, Prairie View, Texas; Saturday, 6 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Prairie View looks for its sixth straight win in...
PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) — Dennis Jones had 14 points to lead five Prairie View A&M players in double figures as the Panthers extended their win streak to seven games, topping Southern 73-55 on...
Prairie View looks for home win vs Southern
Southern (6-23, 5-11) vs. Prairie View (17-12, 15-1)
William Nicks Center, Prairie View, Texas; Thursday, 8:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Prairie View looks for its fourth straight win over...
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 looks to extend streak vs Alabama St.
Prairie View (16-12, 14-1) vs. Alabama State (11-15, 9-6)
Dunn-Oliver Acadome, Montgomery, Alabama; Monday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Prairie View looks for its sixth straight win in the...
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.
Prairie View looks to extend streak vs Alabama A&M
Prairie View (15-12, 13-1) vs. Alabama A&M (5-23, 4-10)
Elmore Gymnasium, Normal, Alabama; Saturday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Prairie View looks for its fifth straight conference win...
Ellis lifts Prairie View past Ark.-Pine Bluff 48-44
PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) — Chance Ellis came off the bench to score 12 points to lead Prairie View to a 48-44 win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Monday night.
UAPB seeks revenge on Prairie View
Arkansas-Pine Bluff (11-16, 8-6) vs. Prairie View (14-12, 12-1)
William Nicks Center, Prairie View, Texas; Monday, 8:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Prairie View goes for the season sweep...
Prairie View tops Mississippi Valley State 69-63
PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) — Devonte Patterson had 20 points and 13 rebounds as Prairie View won its seventh consecutive home game, defeating Mississippi Valley State 69-63 on Saturday.
Jones leads Prairie View over Grambling St. 92-87
GRAMBLING, La. (AP) — Dennis Jones had a season-high 23 points, tying his career high, as Prairie View narrowly beat Grambling State 92-87 on Monday night. Gary Blackston added 22 points for the Panthers.
Chance Ellis had 11 points for Prairie View (13-12, 11-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Gerard Andrus added 10 points and nine rebounds.
Devonte Patterson, the Panthers' second leading scorer coming into the contest at 12 points per game, scored only five points (2 of 11).
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.
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’s double-double lifts Prairie View A&M past UAPB
PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — Gary Blackston scored 29 points and the 6-foot-2 guard grabbed 11 rebounds to help Prairie View A&M win its eighth straight contest, beating Arkansas-Pine Bluff 79-63 on Monday night.
Prairie View (9-11, 7-0 Southwestern Athletic Conference) is now 17-2 in its last 19 conference games. The eight-game winning streak is the longest since 2014-15 when the Panthers won seven in a row.
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.
Prairie View A&M controls turnover-prone Grambling in win
PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) — Gary Blackston scored 21 points with eight rebounds, Dennis Jones scored 16 and Prairie View A&M capitalized on Grambling miscues for an 83-66 win on Monday night.
The Panthers (7-11, 5-0 Southwestern Athletic Conference) now have won six straight, the longest streak during coach Bryron Smith's tenure. Prairie View won five straight last year.
Jones hits late 3, helps Prairie View A&M beat JSU 55-51
PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) — Dennis Jones made just one shot on Saturday night, a key 3-pointer with 15 seconds left that helped Prairie View A&M beat Jackson State 55-51 and remain undefeated in Southwestern Athletic Conference play.
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.
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.
Morant’s double-double fuels Murray St. past Prairie View
MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — Ja Morant made 12 of 14 free throws, scored 25 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and Murray State beat Prairie View A&M 83-67 on Saturday night.
Shaq Buchanan added 14 points for the Racers. Mike Davis scored 12 and Tevin Brown added 10 points, nine rebounds and five assists.
Alvarado rallies Georgia Tech past Prairie View A&M 65-54
ATLANTA (AP) — Jose Alvarado scored all 15 of his points in the second half — when Brandon Alston scored 13 of his 14 — and Georgia Tech rallied past Prairie View A&M 65-54 Friday night, avoiding a home upset loss to a SWAC opponent for the second season in a row.
Both saw the Yellow Jackets' slow start coming in McCamish Pavilion long before they were able to do something about it.
Lamar holds off Prairie View A&M 74-67
BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — Jordan Hunter scored 19, T.J. Atwood added 16 points, eight rebounds and four steals, and Lamar held off Prairie View A&M 74-67 on Saturday.
Atwood hit a pair of free throws with 1:41 left and added a jumper at 1:12 to make it 67-62 for the Cardinals (2-2). Taishaun Johnson's 3-pointer with 1:04 left cut the deficit to two for the Panthers (1-3), but Lamar made 7 of 8 free throws in the final minute to secure the win.
Blackston’s 30 leads Prairie View over Santa Clara 81-64
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Gary Blackston scored 30 points with eight rebounds and four steals and Prairie View A&M defeated Santa Clara 81-64 on Friday night in a season opener for both teams.
Texas Southern downs Prairie View 88-74 in SWAC semis
HOUSTON (AP) — Donte Clark scored 22 points and Derrick Bruce scored 18 and No. 3 seed Texas Southern beat second-seeded Prairie View A&M 88-74 in a Southwestern Athletic Conference semifinal game Friday night.
Texas Southern (14-19) faces top-seed Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Saturday.
PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) — Gary Blackston scored 21 points, JD Wallace had 16 points and 11 rebounds and Prairie View A&M beat Alcorn State 87-71 on Tuesday night in a Southwestern Conference quarterfinal.
The second-seeded Panthers (15-17) will face No. 3 seed Texas Southern (13-19) in a Friday semifinal.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gary Blackston scored 24 points with four rebounds and four assists and Prairie View A&M beat Southern 77-69 on Saturday in a regular-season finale.
Zachary Hamilton added 22 points and six rebounds for the Panthers (15-17, 12-6 Southwestern Athletic Conference) who head to the SWAC Tournament quarterfinals on March 6. Dennis Jones had 13 points and JD Wallace grabbed 12 rebounds.
LORMAN, Miss. (AP) — Troy Thompson led five players in double figures with 20 points, collected six rebounds and had blocked three shots and Prairie View A&M beat Alcorn State 79-69 on Thursday night.
The Panthers are locked in a three-way tie for second in the Southwestern Athletic Conference with Texas Southern and Arkansas-Pine Bluff a game behind league-leader Grambling.
Prairie View A&M sweeps Alabama A&M with 71-58 win
PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) — Dennis Jones had 14 points and 10 assists, Gary Blackston also scored 14, and Prairie View A&M never trailed in defeating Alabama A&M 71-58 on Monday night to sweep the season series.
J.D. Wallace added 13 points and 11 rebounds and Iwin Ellis scored 11 for the Panthers (13-17, 10-6 Southwestern Athletic Conference), who outscored the Bulldogs 42-24 in the paint and scored 23 points off 19 turnovers.
Prairie View downs Alabama St 80-74 on Jones’ career night
PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) — Dennis Jones scored a career-high 23 points with three steals, Zachary Hamilton and Shaquille Preston scored 15 points apiece, and Prairie View beat Alabama State 80-74 on Saturday to sweep the season series.
Gary Blackston scored 14 points with eight rebounds and five assists and JD Wallace added 10 points with seven boards for the Panthers (12-17, 9-6 Southwestern Athletic Conference), who entered the game tied for third with Texas Southern.
Mississippi Valley State beats Prairie View A&M 76-71
ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) — Dante Scott had a double-double and Jordan Evans scored all of his 14 points in the second half as Mississippi Valley State rallied to beat Prairie View A&M 76-71 on Monday night.
Scott finished with 15 points and 10 rebounds. Gemaal Davis scored 13 points — all in the second half — and Kylan Phillips added 10 for MVSU (3-25, 3-12 Southwestern Athletic Conference).
Prairie View A&M fends off Ark-Pine Bluff with 76-71 OT win
PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — Gary Blackston and Dennis Jones each scored 17 points to lead five players in double figures and Prairie View A&M beat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 76-71 in overtime on Saturday night.
J.D. Wallace's layup put the Panthers up 66-64 to start overtime and Prairie View never trailed again. Wallace's dunk made it 74-71 with 12 seconds left, and after a timeout, Charles Jackson missed a 3-point attempt with a chance to tie.
Grambling beats Prairie View 90-85, moves into 1st-place tie
PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) — Ivy Smith Jr. scored the final seven points and Grambling held off Prairie View A&M, 90-85 on Saturday night to win their ninth straight game and move into a first-place tie in the Southwestern Conference.
The Tigers opened SWAC play with three straight losses, but have since strung together nine consecutive wins. After Arkansas-Pine Bluff's loss to Southern Saturday, 70-62, the teams now are tied atop the conference with 9-3 records.
Blackston with 29, Prairie View downs Texas Southern 96-82
PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) — Gary Blackston scored 18 of his 29 points in the first half as Prairie View A&M dominated early to beat Texas Southern 96-82 on Saturday night.
Blackston and Zachary Hamilton each drained three 3-pointers early in the first half as part of a 33-15 start for the Panthers (9-15, 6-4 Southwestern Athletic Conference) that also included a 3 by Troy Thompson and two dunks by JD Wallace. They stretched it to 53-34 at intermission.
Blackston’s 32 pts sends Prairie View A&M past Alabama A&M
NORMAL, Ala. (AP) — Gary Blackston scored a career-high 32 points with eight rebounds and five assists and Prairie View A&M beat Alabama A&M 88-67 on Monday night.
Marcus Merriweather made a pair of free throws and Arthur Johnson followed with a 3-pointer and Alabama A&M led 27-21 with 5:37 to go before intermission.
Blackston, Hamilton score 26 apiece, PVAMU beats MVSU 93-77
PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) — Gary Blackston and Zachary Hamilton had 26 points apiece and Troy Thompson scored 22 to help Prairie View cruise to a 93-77 win over Mississippi Valley State on Monday night and snap a four-game skid.
The trio combined to make 27 of 44 (61.4 percent) from the field, including 11 of Prairie View's 12 3-pointers.
McKnight leads, Arkansas-Pine Bluff beats Prairie View 72-66
PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) — Martaveous McKnight scored a career-high 39 points with six rebounds, five assists and three steals, carrying Arkansas-Pine Bluff to a 72-66 win over Prairie View A&M on Saturday night.
McKnight was 13 of 20 from the field and 10 of 11 from the free-throw line for the Golden Lions (6-14, 6-0 Southwestern Athletic Conference), who are on a six-game win streak and are undefeated in the SWAC. Trent Steen added eight points before fouling out.
Gaston goes off in Grambling’s 80-71 win over Prairie View
GRAMBLING, La. (AP) — Anthony Gaston scored a season-high 30 points with seven rebounds and four steals and Grambling beat Prairie View 80-71 on Saturday.
Diontae Jones' jumper gave Grambling a 9-8 lead and the Tigers never trailed again. Jones' shot was the beginning of a 7-0 run which included a 3-pointer from Gaston. Later, Gaston made a layup and back-to-back 3s and the margin grew to 24-10.
Texas Southern holds on to beat Prairie View A&M 100-94
HOUSTON (AP) — Demontrae Jefferson scored 23 points and Texas Southern picked up its third conference win, holding on in the face of a late rally to secure a 100-94 victory over Prairie View A&M on Saturday night.
Derrick Bruce added 22 points for the Tigers (3-13, 3-0). Marquis Salmon had 15 points and 12 rebounds, Donte Clark had 14 points and seven rebounds and Lamont Walker chipped in 12 points.
Blackston scores 24; Prairie View A&M beats Southern 78-74
PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) — Gary Blackston scored 24 points and Zachary Hamilton added 18 points, including four 3-pointers, to help Prairie View A&M hold on for a 78-74 win over Southern on Wednesday night.
Austin Starr had 14 points, five rebounds, six assists and four steals, and Dennis Jones finished with 11 points, five assists and five steals for Prairie View (5-11, 2-0 Southwestern Athletic Conference). The Panthers are 2-0 in conference play for the first time since the 2009-10 season.
Prairie View A&M beats Alcorn State 76-64 in SWAC opener
PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) — Dennis Jones had 15 points and 10 assists, Gary Blackston added 13 points and six assists, and Prairie View A&M beat Alcorn State 76-64 on Monday night in a Southwestern Athletic Conference opener for both teams.
The Panthers (4-11) opened SWAC play with a win for the first time since 2011.
Zachary Hamilton and Austin Starr each scored 12 points for Prairie View. Blackston also had eight rebounds and three steals.
Hamilton has 25, Blackston 20, Prairie View ends skid 110-80
PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) — Zachary Hamilton scored 25 points, Gary Blackston had 20 and Prairie View A&M ended an eight-game losing streak with a 110-80 win over NAIA Jarvis Christian on Friday.
Hamilton went 5 of 9 from 3-point range and 7 of 11 overall and made all six of his free throws. Blackston was 10 of 11 from the field. Iwin Ellis and J.D. Wallace had 10 points apiece for the Panthers (3-11) and Dennis Jones had eight points and 10 assists.
Ohio pulls away in 2nd half, beats Prairie View A&M 84-65
ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Jordan Dartis scored 23 points and Ohio pulled away early in the second half to beat Prairie View A&M 84-65 on Wednesday night.
James Gollon added a career-best 17 points for Ohio (6-5), which shot 25 of 55 from the field and made 10 3-pointers. Kevin Mickle, Gavin Block, and Teyvion Kirk each had 14 points. Kirk finished with a career-high seven assists.
Tulsa holds off Prairie View A&M 77-73 behind Etou, Artison
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Junior Etou tallied 19 points and nine rebounds and Geno Artison buried a huge 3-pointer in the final minute to help Tulsa hold off Prairie View A&M 77-73 on Thursday night.
Corey Henderson Jr. added 15 points for the Golden Hurricane (6-4), who led by one point when Artison hit from long range to put Tulsa up 72-68 with 53 seconds left. Henderson hit 3 of 4 free throws and Jaleel Wheeler put the game out of reach with a pair of free throws with 10 seconds remaining.
Hawaii beats Prairie View A&M 72-60
HONOLULU (AP) — Drew Buggs scored 17 points, Brocke Stepteau added 16 and Hawaii beat Prairie View A&M 72-60 on Wednesday night.
Prairie View trailed by 13 points in the second half but pulled within 61-57 with 3:26 left. Stepteau answered with a deep 3-pointer, as the shot clock was ending, for Hawaii's second field goal in its last 13 attempts.
The Panthers went without a field goal for the final 4:30 of the game.