PRAIRIE VIEW, TX — The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff men’s basketball team fell to Prairie View A&M Panthers with a final score of 75-58 on Monday night at the William J. Nicks Building.

The Panthers got off to a fast start, jumping out to a 9-1 lead before the Golden Lions cut the deficit to five 17-12.

PVAMU then scored seven straight points to get a 24-12 lead over UAPB, to increase their lead, but Dequan Morris wouldn’t lie down, scoring two buckets off Prairie View A&M turnovers; one being a two-hand dunk inside the paint and the other, an intentional poster in which Morris changed positions in the air, converting his dunk into a layup to close out the first half 37-27, trailing to Prairie View A&M.

The Golden Lions forced 19 Prairie View A&M turnovers allowed themselves to capitalize 16 points from the PVAMU turnovers, but it was not enough to eliminate the deficit, falling to the Panthers 75-58.

Morris led the Golden Lions with 22 points and five rebounds, followed by Shawn Williams with 11 points.

The Golden Lions will return home to take on the Rattlers of Florida A&M on Saturday. Tip-off is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. and can be streamed live on UAPB Sports Network and can be listened live on 99.3 The Beat FM.