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Arkansas-Pine Bluff defeats Prairie View 61-58
Tuesday, Feb 21, 2012

PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP)—Mitchell Anderson had 24 points and 15 rebounds Monday night and Arkansas-Pine Bluff defeated Prairie View A&M 61-58.

Anderson, who scored 19 in the second half, made two free throws for the game’s final points with 19 seconds to play. Prairie View missed a 3-point try in the closing moments.

Lazabian Jackson added 13 points for the Golden Lions (7-21, 6-9 SWAC), who trailed 31-23 late in the first half before drawing within 31-30 at the break. They continued their run of 16 straight points by scoring the first seven in the second half to open a 37-31 lead. Neither team led by more than eight points and the game was tied 10 times.

The Panthers (11-16, 7-8) scored six straight points to get within 59-58 before Anderson’s late free throws. Ryan Gesiakowski had 16 points and Louis Munks scored 10 to lead Prairie View.

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 Prairie View A&M
Ryan Gesiakowski Ryan Gesiakowski
6-12,  16 Pts
3 Rebs, 2 Assists
 AR Pine Bluff
Mitchell Anderson Mitchell Anderson
8-18,  24 Pts
15 Rebs, 1 Assists

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