HOUSTON -- TaShawn Thomas had 22 points and 13 rebounds as Houston rolled past Louisiana College 106-59 Monday night.
Houston led 55-26 at halftime and hit the century mark when J.J. Thompson hit a jumper with 3:05 remaining.
Louisiana College, a Division III school that considered this an exhibition game, committed 30 turnovers and shot just 32 percent from the floor. Romanaski Williams and Anthony Gaines Jr. each had 12 points for the Wildcats.
Houston shot 51 percent from the floor and could have scored even more if not for a 21 for 39 shooting performance from the free-throw line.
Dillon Brooks, who led Oregon with 16.7 points per game last season, will opt out of the NBA draft process and return to the Ducks, a source told ESPN.
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.