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...
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...
Patterson leads Prairie View over Alcorn St. 86-66
PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) — Devonte Patterson had 25 points as Prairie View rolled past Alcorn State 86-66 in the Southwestern Athletic Conference Tourney quarterfinals on Tuesday...
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 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.
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.
Opening of college basketball, CSU vs. Akron, Kent State vs. YSU
Kent State's #4 Taishaun Johnson drives to the hoop against YSU's #31 Michael Akuchie, in the first half at the James A. Rhodes Arena in Akron, Ohio, on Nov. 11, 2017. (Chuck Crow/The Plain Dealer).
Walker, De La Rosa lead Kent St. over Youngstown St. 111-78
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Jaylin Walker and Adonis De La Rosa scored 20 points apiece as Kent State beat Youngstown State 111-78 in a season opener for both teams Saturday night.
Jalen Avery added 14 points with eight rebounds and five assists for Golden Flashes. Danny Pippen had 13 points and eight rebounds and Desmond Ridenour chipped in 12 points. Kent State averaged 55 percent shooting overall — compared to 38 percent for YSU — and had a 57-41 rebounding edge.