Prairie View A&M defeats Grambling State 71-52

The Associated Press

PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) Louis Munks scored 19 points and Prairie View A&M dominated inside in a 71-52 victory over Grambling State on Monday night.

Ryan Gesiakowski and Jourdan DeMuynck added 11 points apiece for the Panthers (11-14, 7-5 Southwestern Athletic), who used a 53-36 rebounding advantage to pile up a 38-14 edge on points in the paint. Mayol Riathin led the way with 11 rebounds.

Quincy Roberts scored 21 points to pace the Tigers (3-20, 3-10), who dropped their fifth straight game. Bryant Purvis added 10 points for Grambling State, which shot just 31 percent (20 of 65).

Gesiakowski put the Panthers ahead to stay 36-35 on a 3-pointer with 17:18 to go. That started a 10-0 run that made it 43-35 with 14:38 left.

Prairie View swept the season series by virtue of having won 81-64 on the road Jan. 16.

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