MILWAUKEE -- Kyle Kelm had 15 points Friday night and Milwaukee won its season opener, beating the University of Mary 76-46.
Jordan Aaron had 12 points and seven assists for the Panthers. Thierno Niang added 11 for Milwaukee, which used a 12-2 run late in the first half to open up a double-digit lead. The Panthers led 34-19 at halftime.
Mississippi State freshman guard Malik Newman will withdraw from the NBA draft, but sources told ESPN he might explore other opportunities besides returning to Mississippi State.
Seton Hall sophomore Isaiah Whitehead will stay in the NBA draft and not return for his junior season.