Prairie View led 53-51 with 4:02 left to play but Jackson made a layup that sparked a 10-1 run for the Owls. The Panthers closed within one with 20 seconds to go, but the Owls shot 5 of 6 from the line to end it.
Jackson scored four 3-pointers and made all 10 of his free-throw attempts. Bishop Mency scored 11 points and Andrew Drone added 10. Rice (1-1) shot 52.9 percent (9 of 17) from 3-point range, and finished with 20 turnovers.