Tre Hagood finished with 15 points, six rebounds and five assists while Jules Montgomery scored 13 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for Prairie View (9-22). Montrael Scott scored 13 points, John Brisco 11 and Louis Munks 10.
PVAMU, which lost both regular-season games against Mississippi Valley State (9-23), will take on top-seeded Southern (19-12) in the quarterfinals on Wednesday—a rematch of the 2013 SWAC tournament championship game.
Jordan Washington hit two free throws with 13:41 to play, pulling MVSU within four, before the Panthers used a 16-4 run to make it 53-39 with 8 minutes remaining. The Delta Devils trailed by double digits the rest of the way.