NORMAL, Ala. -- Gary Blackston scored a career-high 32 points with eight rebounds and five assists and Prairie View A&M beat Alabama A&M 88-67 on Monday night.
Dennis Jones made a layup and a jump shot and that started Prairie View's 20-2 run to close the half. Alabama A&M finished the half committing four turnovers and missing all six of its shots from the field.
Prairie View A&M (8-15, 5-4 Southwestern Athletic) led by double digits the rest of the way. Blackston made all 11 of his foul shots, Jones scored 18 and Troy Thompson had 15. The Panthers were 32 of 62 from the field and missed only four of 22 foul shots.
Evan Wiley led Alabama A&M (2-20, 2-7) with 16 points and Johnson scored 12. The Bulldogs were just 19-of-54 shooting.
Rocket Watts, the No. 27 overall prospect in the 2019 class, has committed to Michigan State.
UNC Wilmington will open its preseason basketball practices at North Carolina due to lingering effects of Hurricane Florence.
Guard Miles Wilson has been dismissed from the Miami Hurricanes' men's basketball program for failing to meet team expectations.