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.
Colorado State graduate transfer John Gillon has chosen Syracuse, giving the Orange a potential starter at point guard entering the 2016-17 season.
DeSean Murray, who averaged 20.2 points as a sophomore at Presbyterian, will transfer to Auburn to play for coach Bruce Pearl.
Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. He was 49.