Latest Prairie View A&M Panthers men's basketball News

Fairleigh Dickinson rallies for first ever NCAA tourney win

Mar. 19, 2019 10:44 PM EDT

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Eleven months ago, Fairleigh Dickinson coach Greg Herenda was seriously ill with life-threatening blood clots. On Tuesday night, he danced on the court and hugged his players after they secured the first NCAA Tournament win in school history. Senior guard Darnell Edge scored a...

Gonzaga earns No. 1 seed in NCAA West Region

Mar. 17, 2019 8:21 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Gonzaga had its 21-game winning streak end in the West Coast Conference tournament title game. The loss to Saint Mary's was not enough to make the NCAA Tournament selection committee move the top-ranked Bulldogs off the No. 1 line. Gonzaga earned a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament for the...

Prairie View beats Texas Southern 92-86 in SWAC title game

Mar. 16, 2019 9:33 PM EDT

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 in the Southwestern Athletic Conference Tournament championship game. Prairie View earned its second NCAA...

Patterson leads Prairie View by Grambling St. 81-71 in SWAC

Mar. 15, 2019 7:12 PM EDT

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. Patterson converted all 12 of his free throws. He added eight rebounds. Gary Blackston had 18 points for Prairie View (21-12). Darius...

Patterson leads Prairie View over Alcorn St. 86-66

Mar. 13, 2019 12:11 AM EDT

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 night. Chance Ellis had 11 points for Prairie View (20-12). Dennis Jones added 11 points, seven assists and five steals....

Patterson scores career-high 32 in Prairie View A&M's win

Mar. 9, 2019 8:44 PM EST

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 victory over Alcorn State on Saturday. Patterson shot 12-of-16 and grabbed a game-high nine rebounds for...

Jones, Patterson lift Prairie View A&M past Southern 73-55

Mar. 7, 2019 11:50 PM EST

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 Thursday night. Devonte Patterson added 13 points for the Panthers. Antione Lister chipped in 12, Gary...

Williams carries Prairie View over Alabama St. 96-69

Mar. 5, 2019 12:00 AM EST

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Darius Williams had 20 points as Prairie View romped past Alabama State 96-69 on Monday night. Williams hit 4 of 6 3-pointers. Gary Blackston had 19 points and seven rebounds for Prairie View (17-12, 15-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference), which won its sixth consecutive game....

Prairie View A&M tops Alabama A&M 72-65

Mar. 2, 2019 10:47 PM EST

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. Gerard Andrus added 16 points and six rebounds for the Panthers (16-12, 14-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference), who won...

Ellis lifts Prairie View past Ark.-Pine Bluff 48-44

Feb. 25, 2019 11:25 PM EST

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. Gary Blackston had 11 points and six rebounds for Prairie View (15-12, 13-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference), which earned its fourth straight...