LAS VEGAS (AP) Zachary Hamilton scored 23 points and Prairie View A&M picked up its first victory of the season, beating Eastern Kentucky 80-70 at the MGM Main Event tournament on Monday.
Hamilton was 8-of-16 shooting and made three 3-pointers for the Panthers (1-3), who came in winless after a challenging string of games against Oregon, UNLV and Utah. Gary Blackston added 19 points and five assists and Dennis Jones 14 points.
Nick Mayo was 7-of-9 shooting and made 9 of 10 free throws in scoring 25 points for the Colonels (2-2). Deandre Dishman added 13 points.