LOS ANGELES (AP) — Eli Scott and Ivan Alipiev each scored 17 points as Loyola Marymount beat Prairie View 79-76 on Friday night.
Erik Johansson added 14 points for the Lions (5-5). Jordan Bell had 10 points and nine rebounds for the hosts.
LMU led by 16 early in the second half and was up 10 with just over seven minutes remaining. Prairie View cut the lead to three in the final minute. Alipiev made two free throws with 7.9 seconds left for a 79-74 lead. Prairie View’s Darius Williams was fouled on a long final shot in the final second and was fouled. He made 2 of 3 free throws with 0.7 left.
Williams had 25 points for the Panthers (3-7). Devonte Patterson added 16 points. Gerard Andrus had 12 points. Prairie View totaled 52 second-half points, a season high for the team.
Loyola Marymount faces UC Davis on the road on Monday. Prairie View plays Colorado on the road on Thursday.
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