After running into a tie ball game at 43 all with 10:59 remaining in the second half the Prairie View A&M Lady Panthers (13-7, 8-0 SWAC) managed to pull out a 58-55 victory over theÂ Alabama A&M Lady Bulldogs (6-11, 4-4 SWAC) clinching their tenth consecutive win.Â Â The Lady Panthers put a total of four players in double figures with sophomore forward Gaati Werema leading the way with 15 points on 6-of-15 shooting from the floor.Â
Shavonne Smith, Candice Thomas, and Chari Smith round out the list of PVAMU double digit contributors tallying 14, 13, and 10 pointsÂ respectively. Prairie View A&M shot 42 percent from the field while holding AAMU to just 28 percent from the floor for the game.Â Junior Aminata Dieye came up big for PVAMU on the defensive end racking up six blocks and four rebounds.
PVAMU will look to make a sweep of the first half of SWAC play as they now get set to face the Alabama State Lady Hornets on Monday, February 4th. The game will be played at ASU’s Acadome located on the campus of
Montgomery, Ala. Tip-off is set for 5:30 p.m.