PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas -- Dennis Jones had 15 points and 10 assists, Gary Blackston added 13 points and six assists, and Prairie View A&M beat Alcorn State 76-64 on Monday night in a Southwestern Athletic Conference opener for both teams.
The Panthers (4-11) opened SWAC play with a win for the first time since 2011.
Prairie View had a 38-31 lead at halftime after shooting 48 percent. Hamilton scored five points during an 11-0 second-half run -- with 3-pointers on 3 of 4 possessions -- for a 52-39 lead with 14:03 to go. The Panthers led by double digits the rest of the way.
Dante Sterling led Alcorn State (4-10) with 17 points. The Braves shot 36.5 percent from the field and turned it over 20 times.
Cambridge leads Brown past Sacred Heart 82-77
Desmond Cambridge scored 25 points and grabbed four rebounds and Brown beat Sacred Heart 82-77 on Saturday night.
McDonald, Walton keep N. Kentucky perfect beating Manhattan
Drew McDonald scored 19 points, Dantez Walton scored 15 and undefeated Northern Kentucky beat Manhattan 59-53 on Saturday night.
Hunt posts career-high 32 as E. Washington downs UMKC in OT
Ty Gibson's 3-pointer with 3:58 remaining in overtime put Eastern Washington up for good and the Eagles got their first win of the season with an 87-80 victory over UMKC on Saturday.