Alabama State 59, Prairie View 50

PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) -- Ralfeal Golden scored 22 points as
Alabama State defeated Prairie View 59-50 Saturday night.

Alabama State (8-9, 6-2 Southwestern Athletic) won its third
straight game and improved to 2-5 on the road.

Oscar Thompson scored 21 points for Prairie View (3-15, 3-5).

The Hornets were able to overcome poor free throw shooting as
they hit 22-of-47 from the line. The Panthers, however, could not take advantage as they shot 31
percent from the floor (18-for-58).

Alabama State's Jermaine Smith scored 13 points and Alexander
Oliver added 12.