Scores

Final

Southern 73

(5-9, 1-0 SWAC)

PV A&M 65

(4-10, 0-1 SWAC)

    8:30 PM ET, January 3, 2012

    William Nicks Center, Prairie View, Texas

    1 2 T
    SOU 41 3273
    PV 38 2765

    Top Performers

    Southern University: J. Grace 21 Pts, 4 Reb, 8 Ast, 1 Stl

    Prairie View A&M: R. Wright 14 Pts, 1 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Blk

    Southern U. 73, Prairie View 65

    Associated Press

    PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas -- Jameel Grace scored 21 points and Michael Celestin added 18 to lead Southern to a 73-65 victory against Prairie View A&M in the Southwestern Athletic Conference opener for both teams on Tuesday night.

    Derick Beltran had 13 points and nine rebounds for the Jaguars (5-9, 1-0).

    Ronald Wright, with 14 points, was the only player to score in double figures for the Panthers (4-10, 0-1), who shot just 37.1 percent (23 of 62) from the floor.

    A 23-5 run over an 8:03 stretch of the second half gave Southern control. Celestin had 10 points and made two 3-pointers while Grace added seven points during the surge, which gave the Jaguars a 64-47 lead with 9:56 remaining.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SOU
    PV
    Points 73 65
    FG Made-Attempted 23-48 (.479) 23-62 (.371)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-15 (.467) 2-14 (.143)
    FT Made-Attempted 20-25 (.800) 17-29 (.586)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 8 0

    2011-12 Season

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