RICHMOND, Ky. -- Mike DiNunno made a layup with 3 seconds left, and Eastern Kentucky roared back from an 11-point halftime deficit to beat Western Carolina 72-70 and remain undefeated for the season on Saturday night.
The last time the Colonels started as well was in 1946-47, when the "Maroons" won their first 11 games.
The Colonels outshot the Catamounts 52.7 percent (28 of 52) to 30 percent (9 of 30) in the second half to stage the comeback.
Cosey tied the game at 68 with a layup with 51 seconds left, and the Catamounts' Trey Sumler made it 70-68 with 16 seconds left.
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.
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