LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- Daniel Mullings had 21 points and 11 rebounds as New Mexico State handed Southern Mississippi its first defeat of the season, 68-60, on Saturday night.
Sim Bhullar added 17 points for the Aggies (4-4), who shot 56 percent from the field. Mullings hit 6 of 9 shots and was 9 for 10 at the free-throw line, while Bhullar hit on 7 of 8 from the field and 3 of 6 from the line.
The Aggies used a 19-6 first-half run capped by Mullings' dunk with 3:26 remaining to go on top 36-20. The Golden Eagles never got closer than eight points in the second half.
Maryland point guard Melo Trimble has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return to College Park for his junior season.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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