PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas -- Calvin Godfrey and Malcolm Miller each scored 16 points as Southern U edged Prairie View A&M 60-57 in a Southwestern Athletic Conference opener for both teams Saturday night.
Trailing by 50-45 late, the Jaguars (5-9, 1-0) pulled within one after layups by Javan Mitchell and Christopher Hyder.Prairie View (2-11, 0-1) responded with a Tre Hagood free throw and a lay-in by Demondre Chapman. Southern U countered as Hyder hit another layup and Miller drained a 3-pointer to grab the lead. Godfrey followed with four free throws to push the lead to six.The Panthers cut their deficit to two after two layups by John Brisco. After a split pair of free throws by Godfrey, Brisco couldn't connect on a 3-point attempt in the final seconds.Southern U shot 46.8 percent from the field. Hyder finished with eight assists.Brisco paced Prairie View with 17 points.