Alcorn State vs Prairie View A&M

Prairie View 55, Alcorn St. 47


PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) - Montrael Scott scored 18 points, Marcellus Jackson added 12 points and eight rebounds, and Prairie View A&M held off a furious Alcorn State comeback for a 55-47 win Thursday night.

Scott was 6 of 11 from the field and 5 of 7 from the line for the Panthers (5-10, 1-1 Southwestern), who snapped a three-game losing streak.

Xavian Rimmer led the Braves (2-11, 0-2) with 14 points, and Ken McDonald scored 10.

Prairie View rode a 20-2 first-half run to a 30-20 halftime advantage and stretched the lead to 42-23 on a Mayol Riathin jumper with 12:19 to play. Alcorn responded with its own 20-2 run over the next nine minutes, cutting the Panthers' lead to 44-43 on a Ken McDonald jumper with 3:04 left.

The Panthers then scored the next nine points, capped by a Jules Montgomery layup with 29 seconds left to put the game away.

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Alcorn State Braves
I. Francis, F221-42-28024
M. Starks, F201-32-51024
X. Rimmer, G385-124-644414
K. McDonald, G354-152-241310
T. Oakley, G251-60-13052
J. Hawkins233-111-24147
K. Sullivan140-11-22031
J. Moore121-30-01212
T. Tufono111-30-01023
Totals 17-5812-204282647
Prairie View A&M Panthers
J. Montgomery, F273-80-04116
M. Jackson, F234-104-782412
M. Scott, G286-115-730118
R. Gesiakowski, G261-50-05312
R. Wright, G231-51-26423
T. Meadows160-23-44133
M. Griffin131-40-10102
J. DeMuynck121-52-22104
C. Bell110-11-22131
M. Riathin111-10-12022
L. Munks40-12-20002
M. Adu20-10-01010
J. Duplessis20-00-01010
J. Scranton20-10-01000
Totals 18-5518-2848141955
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Texas So.17-223-12105
Alcorn St.14-518-14228
Southern U.11-815-18320
Jackson St.10-914-18322
Prairie View10-913-20307
Miss. Val.7-127-25334
Alabama St.6-138-23342
Alabama A&M2-162-27351
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