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Prairie View A&M downs Florida Gulf Coast 69-54

Nov 20, 2009 - 4:27 AM PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas(AP) -- Michael Griffin scored 14 points Thursday night to lead Prairie View A&M to a 69-54 victory over Florida Gulf Coast.

Darnell Hugee and Grady Green added 10 points apiece for the Panthers (2-1).

Reggie Chambers tossed in a game-high 20 points for Florida Gulf Coast (0-2). Reed Baker had 13 and Kyle Marks 10.

The loss extended the Eagles' road losing streak to 21 games.

Prairie View A&M, coming off a 69-62 loss to Cincinnati on Monday, led just 21-19 at halftime but steadily pulled away after the break.

Florida Gulf Coast dropped its opener to No.2 Michigan State. The Eagles played the first of two games in Texas and will face SMU on Saturday night in Dallas.