Jackson State snapped Prairie View A&M’s 3-game win streak in thrilling fashion on Monday night, handing it a 61-57 loss at Lee E. Williams Athletics and Assembly Center. The Tigers 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 Panthers 37-34 in the second half.
Coltie Young scored 14 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead the way for Jackson State. As a team, the Tigers shot 50% from the field, 42% from behind the arc, and 67% from the free throw line. The advanced stats told a similar story, as the team put up 0.89 points per possession on 57% true shooting.
Will Douglas recorded 20 points and six rebounds, and Braden Bell added another 14 points to lead Prairie View A&M. As a team, the Panthers struggled to get things going offensively, scoring just 0.81 points per possession on 30% shooting from the field. They were heavily challenged near the hoop, going just 6-of-23 on field goal attempts in the paint.
Today’s win was the latest for Jackson State, who took down Texas Southern in its last game. Next, the team will face a struggling Arkansas-Pine Bluff team on March 3. On the other side, Prairie View A&M’s loss ended the momentum it had from its recent win over Alcorn State. The Panthers’ next game is against a Texas Southern team that is also coming off a loss of its own. The team will square off on March 4.
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