Ark.-Pine Bluff 57, Prairie View 55
Lebaron Weathers hit a jumper as time expired in overtime to
give Arkansas-Pine Bluff a 57-55 victory against Prairie View
A&M on Saturday night.
Weathers, who had 21 points for the Golden Lions (11-14, 11-3),
gave his team a 55-52 lead on a 3-point shot with 50 seconds
remaining, but that was quickly matched by Prairie View A&M’s
Christopher Jones. Following a timeout, Arkansas-Pine Bluff held
the ball for 33 seconds before Weathers beat the buzzer.
Jones scored 12 points for the Panthers (13-11, 8-5), and Tim
Meadows and Dorian McDaniel added 11 apiece.
Weathers had 13 rebounds.
Terrance Calvin and Allen Smith had nine points each for the
Golden Lions, who gained notoriety for playing their first 14 games
of this season away from home. After an 0-11 start, they have won
11 of 14, including five in a row.