Arkansas-Pine Bluff beats Prairie View 57-55 in OT

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PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP)—Lebaron Weathers hit a jumper as time expired in overtime to give Arkansas-Pine Bluff a 57-55 victory against Prairie View A&M on Saturday night.

Weathers, who had 21 points for the Golden Lions (11-14, 11-3), gave his team a 55-52 lead on a 3-point shot with 50 seconds remaining, but that was quickly matched by Prairie View A&M’s Christopher Jones. Following a timeout, Arkansas-Pine Bluff held the ball for 33 seconds before Weathers beat the buzzer.

Jones scored 12 points for the Panthers (13-11, 8-5), and Tim Meadows and Dorian McDaniel added 11 apiece.

Weathers had 13 rebounds.

Terrance Calvin and Allen Smith had nine points each for the Golden Lions, who gained notoriety for playing their first 14 games of this season away from home. After an 0-11 start, they have won 11 of 14, including five in a row.

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 Prairie View A&M
Christopher Jones Christopher Jones
3-6,  12 Pts
4 Rebs, 5 Assists
 AR Pine Bluff
Lebaron Weathers Lebaron Weathers
8-19,  21 Pts
13 Rebs, 3 Assists

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