HUNTSVILLE, Texas -- Will Bond scored 14 points to lead four Sam Houston State players in double figures as the Bearkats overwhelmed Hardin-Simmons 82-31 on Tuesday night.
Eric Taylor scored 11 points for Hardin-Simmons, a Division III school in Abilene, Texas, that classified the game as an exhibition.
The Bearkats shot 43.8 percent (28 of 64) from the field, including 13 3-point baskets, and enjoyed a 48-35 rebounding advantage. Michael Holyfield had 12 boards.
Sam Houston State forced 27 turnovers, turning them into 35 points. Darius Gatson had five steals.
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point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.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.
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