the republic logo

Montrael Scott's 16 points and 9 rebounds help PVAMU knock off Texas Southern 58-55

bug
Share/Save/Bookmark

HOUSTON — Montrael Scott had 16 points, including a pair of free throws with four seconds left, and nine rebounds to help Prairie View beat Texas Southern 58-55 on Saturday night.

Tre Hagood scored 14 points and grabbed seven boards for Prairie View (7-16, 5-5 Southwestern) while Reggis Onwukamuche added 10 points, seven rebounds and four blocked shots.

David Blanks made a layup with 4:05 to play, giving Texas Southern (11-12, 8-2) 51-49 lead but the Tigers made just 1 of 8 field goals and 2 of 6 free throws from there.

Hagood found Karim York for both a layup and then a 3 before hitting 1 of 2 free throws himself and Prairie View led by four with 39 seconds left.

Madarious Gibbs missed a layup on the other end, but Chris Thomas' putback made it 55-53 nine seconds later.

The teams traded a free throw apiece before Scott sealed it at the line.

Blanks and Malcolm Riley led Texas Southern with 12 points apiece. Blanks added 10 rebounds and Nick Shepherd grabbed a career-high 13.

Think your friends should see this? Share it with them!

Story copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Feedback, Corrections and Other Requests: AP welcomes feedback and comments from readers. Send an email to info@ap.org and it will be forwarded to the appropriate editor or reporter.


All content copyright ©2015 The Republic, a division of Home News Enterprises unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved. Privacy policy.