BATON ROUGE, La. — Tre Lynch scored 23 points and led four players into double figure scoring as hot-shooting Southern cruised to a 79-55 win over Mississippi Valley State in a Southwestern Conference game Monday night.
Texas Southern def Jackson State 67-54
HOUSTON — Madarious Gibbs scored 19 points and Texas Southern built a big lead, held off a late charge and beat Jackson State 67-54 on Monday.
Prairie View def Grambling State 74-60
PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas — Montrael Scott and Reggis Onwukamuche combined to score 31 points as Prairie View A&M out-shot Grambling State for a 74-60 victory Monday night.
Both teams shot 46 percent for the game, but the Panthers (4-14, 2/3 Southwestern Athletic Conference) launched 18 more attempts while taking advantage of 23 Grambling State turnovers which led directly to 28 points
Prairie View, which led by as many as 17, built a 15-point lead by halftime and maintained it through the final 20 minutes.
Scott finished with 16 points, knocking down 8 of 17 shots from the floor but going 0 for 6 from distance. Onwukamuche finished with 15 points and grabbed eight rebounds.
Isiah Patterson was 5 of 6 from beyond the arc and finished with 17 points to lead the Tigers (2-14, 0-6), but was the only shooter to reach double figure scoring.