The Panthers (7-11, 5-0 Southwestern Athletic Conference) now have won six straight, the longest streak during coach Bryron Smith's tenure. Prairie View won five straight last year.
Taishaun Johnson made a pair of free throws to give Prairie View a 19-13 lead and that started a 19-4 run for the Panthers. They led 48-19 at halftime with 18-made field goals as they distributed 11 assists. Eight different players entered the scoring column as Grambling (9-10, 3-3) turned it over 18 times while shooting 7 of 15 from the field.
Johnson and Devonte Patterson each scored 13 for the Panthers.
Ivy Smith Jr. scored 17 points for Grambling, which finished with 26 turnovers and 29 fouls, and Axel Mpoyo scored 10 with 11 rebounds. The Tigers never got closer than 11 points in the second half.
CS Fullerton tops CS Stanislaus 82-62
Austen Awosika had a career-high 26 points and Cal State Fullerton rolled past Cal State Stanislaus 82-62 on Saturday night.
Diabate scores 18 to carry Portland past Maine 71-62
Tahirou Diabate had 18 points as Portland topped Maine 71-62 on Saturday night.
Stevens carries Colorado St. past Loyola Marymount 74-64
Isaiah Stevens had 21 points as Colorado State defeated Loyola Marymount 74-64 on Saturday night.