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Men's Basketball: Introduction

PVAMU Men's Basketball

John B. Coleman Library celebrates the Historic Return of the Panthers to NCAA

The John B. Coleman Library congratulates the Prairie View A&M University, Panthers-Men's Basketball Team and Head Coach Byron Smith on their SWAC win and return to the NCAA 2018-2019 Championship Tournament .after 20 years and only the second time in history.  For more information please refer to the PVAMU Athletics-Men's Basketball website:


The No. 16-seed Prairie View A&M University Panthers  competed in West Region action of the First Round against the No. 16-seed Fairleigh Dickinson Knights, March 19, 2019.

 Byron Smith discusses PVAMU Men's Basketball as they've worked to secure the SWAC Regular Season Champion label. He talks about building a program and what it means to a team to see student-athletes become leaders and graduates.

NCAA 2019 Prairie View versus Farleigh

Panthers versus Grambling, SWAC 2019 Published by Alex Hines on Youtube

Panthers versus TSU, SWAC 2019, Published by Alex Hines on Youtube

Men's Basketball Images

Panther's Men's Basketball 2018-2019

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PVAMU Men's Basketball Article Search

Bradford, T. S. (2009). Gender equity in athletics at historically black colleges and universities: The perspective of men's and women's basketball coaches. United States Sports Academy.

Christy, K., Seifried, C., & Pastore, D. L. (2008). Intercollegiate Athletics: A Preliminary Study Examining the Opinions on the Impact of the Academic Performance Rate (APR). Journal of Issues in Intercollegiate Athletics.

Cooper, J. N., Cavil, J. K., & Cheeks, G. (2014). The state of intercollegiate athletics at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs): Past, present, & persistence. Journal of Issues in Intercollegiate Athletics, 7(1), 307-332.

Davis, K. (2006). In the penalty box: The push for academic reform leaves some schools lagging. Diverse Issues in Higher Education, 23(4), 24.

DeBrock, L., Hendricks, W., & Koenker, R. (1996). The economics of persistence: Graduation rates of athletes as labor market choice. Journal of Human resources, 513-539.

Hodge, S. R. (2015). Black male student-athletes’ academic and athletic experiences at HBCUs. In Black Males and Intercollegiate Athletics: An Exploration of Problems and Solutions (pp. 91-119). Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

Satterfield, J., Croft, C., Godfrey, M., & Flint, A. (2010). Academic progress reports: Leadership implications for college basketball coaches. Academic Leadership: The Online Journal, 8(2), 5.

Seymour Jr, A., & Matthews, F. J. (2006). Pigskin Payday. Diverse Issues in Higher Education23(23), 36.

Terry, N., Pjesky, R., & Patterson, R. (2011). Determinants of men's college basketball profit. Research in Business and Economics Journal, 4, 1.

Theune, F. (2016). The shrinking presence of black female student-athletes at historically black colleges and universities. Sociology of Sport Journal, 33(1), 66-74.

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