NORTHRIDGE, Calif. -- Donovan Johnson scored 19 points, including three 3-pointers, and Cal State Northridge overcame a 13-point deficit with 13 minutes left for an 81-75 victory in both teams' season opener on Friday night.
A layup by Brandon Perry put Cal State Northridge up 64-63 with 5:06 left in the game and the team did not trail after that.
Cal State Northridge had a 20-4 scoring advantage off the bench.
Maryland point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.
Louisville's Chinanu Onuaku, who recently underwent a medical procedure to correct a heart rhythm issue detected during the combine, will keep his name in the NBA draft pool.
Andrew White III will return to the Nebraska men's basketball team next season after removing his name from the NBA draft.