HOUSTON -- Bryson Etienne's 3-point play with 31-seconds left helped Texas Southern hold off a late Prairie View A&M rally to earn a 71-67 Southwestern Conference victory Saturday night.
Prairie View got with on one, 65-64 on Devonte Patterson's layup with 1:52 left, but John Jones hit the second of two free throws and Etienne took a feed from Yahuza Rasas and scored at the basket and added a free throw to make it 69-64. Rasas and Etienne each added a free throw in the closing seconds and Antione Lister hit a 3 for the Panthers.
Patterson scored 21 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead Prairie View (6-10, 2-1). Gerard Andrew added 16 points and Darius Williams contributed 10 points off the bench.
Texas Southern plays at Jackson State Saturday. Prairie View is at Grambling State Saturday.
The coronavirus and college sports: NCAA reopening plans, latest news, program cuts, more
When will college football and other sports return to action? Will more athletic programs be forced to cut sports because of financial strains? Here is the latest on how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting the college sports world.
Bracketology -- Lots of contenders for the fourth No. 1 seed
Tony Bennett and Virginia ascended to a No. 1 seed in the latest version of ESPN's bracket, but a number of contenders are vying for the top line.
Bryce Hopkins, Louisville basketball's top 2021 prospect, decommits
Bryce Hopkins, the headliner of Louisville's 2021 basketball recruiting class, decommitted from the school on Sunday.