Prairie View 58, Texas Southern 63
HOUSTON (AP)—Travele Jones snagged his third double-double of the season, scoring a game-high 20 points and pulling down 12 rebounds, to lead Texas Southern past Prairie View 63-58 on Saturday night.
After shooting just 25.9 percent from the field in the first half, the Tigers (11-10, 9-1 Southwestern) came back in the second to hit 55.6 percent.
Jones made two free throws with 6:47 remaining to put Texas Southern ahead for good. The Tigers led by as many as seven points down the stretch.
The Panthers (6-17, 3-7) led most of the first half, including by as many as 13 points after going on a 15-2 run.
Prairie View led 31-19 at halftime but went cold after the break, shooting just 33.3 percent from the field.
Brandon Webb led the Panthers with 14 points while Cortney Bell added 12 and Trant Simpson 10.
Lawrence Johnson-Danner added 19 points for the Texas Southern.