Prairie View gets by Arkansas-Pine Bluff 59-53
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.