MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Zachary Hamilton scored 21 points on seven 3-pointers and Prairie View A&M beat Alabama State 86-80 on Saturday night.
JD Wallace added 15 points with five rebounds for the Panthers (7-15, 4-4 Southwestern Athletic Conference) who have won two in a row after losing four straight. Shaquille Preston had 15 points, Troy Thompson added 13 and Dennis Jones 10.
Hamilton drained five 3-pointers in the first half to help Prairie View build a 42-28 lead at the break.
Alabama State trailed throughout the second half, pulling to 78-70 on a Jacoby Ross jumper with 2:19 to play. Preston replied with a dunk and Hamilton drained another 3 to stretch it to 83-71 with 1:18 left.
Reginald Gee scored a career-best 27 points for the Hornets (3-17, 3-5) who have lost four of the last five.
Harris propels Morehead State past SE Missouri State
Lamontray Harris finished with 19 points, six rebounds and three blocked shots and Morehead State held off Southeast Missouri State 73-69 on Thursday night.
Doles sparks Drexel comeback, tops Towson 72-66
Alihan Demir had 22 points and 16 rebounds, Jarvis Doles scored eight of his 16 points during a key run and Drexel erased an 11-point, second-half deficit to beat Towson 72-66 on Thursday night.
Austin scores 28, Samford edges past The Citadel 80-77
Brandon Austin scored a career-high 28 points, including six 3-pointers and Samford held on to defeat The Citadel 80-77 Thursday night, breaking a three-game losing skid.