Byrd hit 7-of-14 from the field and 3-of-6 from the free-throw line. He also had nine rebounds, five blocked shots and two steals. Calvin hit 6-of-11 from the field and all but one of his six free throws.
UAPB (9-18, 7-8 Southwestern Athletic) took the lead for good with 23 seconds left in the first half on a free throw by Marcelle Goins. The Golden Lions led 28-27 at the half and pulled out to a 15 point lead with 12:09 left.
UAPB made its last field goal with 6:30 left in the game to take a 60-52 lead.
Dominique Sharpe hit a field goal with three seconds left for Prairie View's final field goal.
UAPB shot 51 percent from the field to 37 percent for Prairie View.