Prairie View gets by Arkansas-Pine Bluff 59-53

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PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP)—Michael Griffin had 13 points and 10 rebounds to lead Prairie View to a 59-53 victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Monday night.

Griffin scored all of his points in the second half, including a long 3-pointer which just beat the shot clock and gave the Panthers (8-19, 5-9 Southwestern Athletic) a 55-49 lead with 38 seconds to play.

Savalace Townsend, Terrell Kennedy and Ricky Parks each scored 10 points to lead the Golden Lions (6-21, 6-9).

Griffin’s 3 capped a late 7-0 run that gave Prairie View the lead for good. Trant Simpson added 11 points and Brandon Webb had 10.

The Panthers led by seven in the first half and took a 30-28 lead into intermission.

The second half included six lead changes and two ties.

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 AR Pine Bluff
Gavin Montgomery Gavin Montgomery
3-6,  9 Pts
8 Rebs, 1 Assists
 Prairie View A&M
Michael Griffin Michael Griffin
4-8,  13 Pts
2 Rebs, 10 Assists

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