Prairie View 72, Jackson St. 66

Prairie View 72, Jackson St. 66

Published Jan. 14, 2012 10:12 p.m. ET

Louis Munks scored 25 points to lead Prairie View A&M to a 72-66 victory over Jackson State in Southwestern Athletic Conference play Saturday night.

Munks had 16 of his points in the first half, when the Panthers (6-11, 2-2) shot 51.6 percent (16 of 31) and took a 39-29 lead into the break. Prairie View used a 13-2 run to pull ahead 20-10 with 8:14 left.

The Tigers (3-14, 1-4), who had won their last seven meetings with Prairie View, gradually trimmed the deficit in the second half, when Christian Williams scored 16 of his 20 points, but couldn't climb all the way back.

Jules Montgomery and Jourdan DeMuynck scored 12 points apiece for Prairie View, and DeMuynck led the Panthers with eight rebounds followed by seven from Munks.


Jenirro Bush added 17 points for Jackson State, which has lost four straight, and Derrell Taylor grabbed 12 rebounds.