Who's Playing

Alcorn State @ Prairie View A&M

Current Records: Alcorn State 11-15; Prairie View A&M 8-15

What to Know

The Alcorn State Braves have enjoyed the comforts of home their last three games, but now they must head out on the road. Alcorn State and the Prairie View A&M Panthers will face off in an SWAC battle at 6:30 p.m. ET Saturday at William Nicks Center. These two teams seek to continue their momentum from their previous wins.

The Braves escaped with a win on Saturday against the Jackson State Tigers by the margin of a single free throw, 61-60.

Meanwhile, even if it wasn't a dominant performance, Prairie View A&M beat the Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils 69-64 on Monday.

Alcorn State is expected to lose this next one by 3. However, those who like betting on the underdog should be happy to hear that they are 10-3 against the spread when expected to lose.

Alcorn State is now 11-15 while Prairie View A&M sits at 8-15. A couple numbers to keep in mind before tip-off: The Braves are stumbling into the contest with the 27th fewest points per game in college basketball, having accrued only 64.8 on average. The Panthers have experienced some struggles of their own as they are 10th worst in college basketball in points allowed per game, with 77.7 on average. It's possible one of these Achilles' heels will wind up tripping the losing team up.

How To Watch

  • When: Saturday at 6:30 p.m. ET
  • Where: William Nicks Center -- Prairie View, Texas
  • Follow: CBS Sports App


The Panthers are a 3-point favorite against the Braves, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 3-point spread, and stayed right there.

Over/Under: -110

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Series History

Prairie View A&M have won ten out of their last 14 games against Alcorn State.

  • Jan 17, 2022 - Prairie View A&M 74 vs. Alcorn State 73
  • Mar 06, 2021 - Prairie View A&M 81 vs. Alcorn State 69
  • Mar 05, 2020 - Alcorn State 80 vs. Prairie View A&M 71
  • Jan 04, 2020 - Prairie View A&M 84 vs. Alcorn State 70
  • Mar 12, 2019 - Prairie View A&M 86 vs. Alcorn State 66
  • Mar 09, 2019 - Prairie View A&M 98 vs. Alcorn State 64
  • Jan 07, 2019 - Prairie View A&M 57 vs. Alcorn State 54
  • Mar 06, 2018 - Prairie View A&M 87 vs. Alcorn State 71
  • Mar 01, 2018 - Prairie View A&M 79 vs. Alcorn State 69
  • Jan 01, 2018 - Prairie View A&M 76 vs. Alcorn State 64
  • Mar 04, 2017 - Prairie View A&M 66 vs. Alcorn State 60
  • Jan 04, 2017 - Alcorn State 66 vs. Prairie View A&M 55
  • Mar 03, 2016 - Alcorn State 81 vs. Prairie View A&M 64
  • Jan 02, 2016 - Alcorn State 73 vs. Prairie View A&M 70