Mississippi Valley State vs Prairie View A&M

Prairie View tops MVSU 79-63 in SWAC tourney

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HOUSTON (AP) Demondre Chapman came off the bench to score 17 points and block four shots as No. 8 seed Prairie View A&M beat ninth-seeded Mississippi Valley State 79-63 in the first round of the Southwestern Athletic Conference tournament on Tuesday night.

Tre Hagood finished with 15 points, six rebounds and five assists while Jules Montgomery scored 13 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for Prairie View (9-22). Montrael Scott scored 13 points, John Brisco 11 and Louis Munks 10.

PVAMU, which lost both regular-season games against Mississippi Valley State (9-23), will take on top-seeded Southern (19-12) in the quarterfinals on Wednesday - a rematch of the 2013 SWAC tournament championship game.

Jordan Washington hit two free throws with 13:41 to play, pulling MVSU within four, before the Panthers used a 16-4 run to make it 53-39 with 8 minutes remaining. The Delta Devils trailed by double digits the rest of the way.

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Scoreboard
Mississippi Valley State (9-23)214263
Prairie View A&M (9-22) «295079

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SWAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Grambling0-03-7237
Jackson St.0-03-7288
Alcorn St.0-03-8250
Prairie View0-02-7117
Southern U.0-02-8281
Miss. Val.0-00-8318
Alabama A&M0-00-9346
Alabama St.0-00-9321
Texas So.0-00-9202
Ark.-PB0-00-10350