Prairie View A&M narrowly defeated Mississippi Valley State University on Monday night in a 67-65 barnburner. The Panthers went into halftime leading with a slight one-point lead. They were able to extend that lead over the final 20 minutes, as they outscored the Delta Devils 32-31 in the second half.
Braden Bell scored 17 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead the way for Prairie View A&M. As a team, the Panthers shot 37% from the field, 30% from behind the arc, and 57% from the free throw line. They secured the win despite only scoring 0.94 points per possession on 45% true shooting.
Mississippi Valley State University was led by Tyronn Mosley, who recorded 19 points and five boards. The Delta Devils went 25-of-50 from the field in this one, including 5-of-6 from the three-point line. That netted out to an average of 0.93 points per possession, which wasn’t enough to win.
Today’s win was the latest for Prairie View A&M, who took down Arkansas-Pine Bluff in its last game. A February 25 conference clash with Alcorn State is the Panthers’ next test. On the other side, Mississippi Valley State University fell to 4-25 with the loss. The Delta Devils’ next game is against an Arkansas-Pine Bluff team that is also coming off a loss of its own. The team will square off on February 26.
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