LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Will Neighbour had 14 points and 11 rebounds Thursday night and UALR defeated Troy 58-56 in the Sun Belt Conference opener for both schools.
Hunter Williams had 11 points and seven assists for Troy (4-4). Williams' 3-pointer with 10.7 seconds left got Troy within 57-56. Josh Hagins made one of two free throws for UALR, giving Troy a chance to tie or win, but the last shot fell short.
UALR was 14 of 22 from the free-throw line. Troy was 2 for 2, both by Justin Wright in the first half.
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point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.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.