Published November 24, 2012
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas – Sekou Harris scored 25 points, including five 3-pointers, as Fairleigh Dickinson beat Prairie View A&M 84-70 on Saturday in the South Padre Island Invitational finale for both teams.
Harris, a freshman, was 5 of 7 outside the arc, part of an 11-of-22 performance on 3-pointers for the Knights (2-3). Lonnie Robinson added 16 points and Melquan Bolding had 14 points and 11 rebounds.
Carl Blair, whose buzzer-beating layup gave Prairie View (3-5) a 42-40 victory over Navy on Friday, led the Panthers with 18 points, and Jordan DeMuynck chipped in 15. Prairie View made just two of its 13 3-point attempts.
Prairie View led 43-36 at halftime, and the teams traded leads in the second half before an 11-2 run, capped by a Mustafaa Jones 3-pointer, put Fairleigh Dickinson up 76-65 with 3:46 to play. The Panthers couldn't get much closer the rest of the way.