GRAMBLING, La. (AP) Dennis Jones had a season-high 23 points, tying his career high, as Prairie View narrowly beat Grambling State 92-87 on Monday night. Gary Blackston added 22 points for the Panthers.
Chance Ellis had 11 points for Prairie View (13-12, 11-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Gerard Andrus added 10 points and nine rebounds.
Devonte Patterson, the Panthers' second leading scorer coming into the contest at 12 points per game, scored only five points (2 of 11).