PRAIRIE VIEW The Prairie View Panthers were picked to win the SWAC this season. Now, they have a marquee win to go along with all the hype.

The Panthers took down previously unbeaten UH, 81-80, to notch their 4th win of the season.

Jourdan DeMuynck had 27 points and 7 rebounds to lead PV. Carl Blair added 15.

For the Cougars, TaShawn Thomas led the scoring with 23. Freshman Danuel House had 20 points in the losing effort.

The Panthers (4-5) led Houston (5-1) 44-39 at the half taking advantage of several Cougars mistakes. Prairie View shot 55 percent in the first half.

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