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Prairie View looks for home win vs Southern

2 years 5 months 5 hours ago Wednesday, March 06 2019 Mar 6, 2019 March 06, 2019 4:49 AM March 06, 2019 in Sports - AP - Texas

Southern (6-23, 5-11) vs. Prairie View (17-12, 15-1)

William Nicks Center, Prairie View, Texas; Thursday, 8:30 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Prairie View looks for its fourth straight win over Southern at William Nicks Center. The last victory for the Jaguars at Prairie View was a 77-73 win on March 5, 2015.

TEAM LEADERSHIP: Prairie View's Gary Blackston has averaged 15.5 points and 7.5 rebounds while Devonte Patterson has put up 12 points and 4.4 rebounds. For the Jaguars, Sidney Umude has averaged 12.7 points and 5.2 rebounds while Jayden Saddler has put up nine points.

SPARKING THE OFFENSE: Richard Lee has either made or assisted on 44 percent of all Southern field goals over the last three games. The senior guard has 16 field goals and 12 assists in those games.

SLIPPING AT 68: Southern is 0-19 when it allows at least 68 points and 6-4 when it holds opponents to less than 68.

PERFECT WHEN: Prairie View is a perfect 6-0 when it holds an opponent to 64 points or fewer. The Panthers are 11-12 when opponents score more than 64 points.

DID YOU KNOW: The Prairie View defense has forced opponents into turnovers on an impressive 24.8 percent of all possessions, which is the fifth-highest rate in the country. The Southern offense has turned the ball over on 23.6 percent of its possessions (ranked 348th among Division I teams).

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