NORMAL, Al. -- Jourdan DeMuynck scored 17 points to lead four players in double figures as Prairie View defeated Alabama State in a Southwestern Athletic Conference game on Saturday night.
Trailing 29-24 at the break, the Panthers outscored the Hornets 41-27 in the second half, shooting 48 percent from the field (12 of25) to the Hornets' 38.2 percent (11 of 28) and hitting 70.6 percent from the foul line (12 of 17) to the Hornet's 33.3 percent (2 of 6).
Alabama State committed 22 turnovers against Prairie View's nine.
UConn center Amida Brimah and guard Rodney Purvis have withdrawn from the NBA draft and return to school for their senior seasons.
Washington has named Jennifer Cohen as its new athletic director after she served as the interim athletic director following Scott Woodward's departure for Texas A&M.
White House officials said Tuesday that the Villanova men's basketball team will visit with President Barack Obama next week.