LEXINGTON, Va. -- Ian Chiles scored inside at the buzzer to give Morgan State a dramatic 81-80 overtime victory over Virginia Military Institute Saturday in nonconference action.
Chiles, one of four Bears in double figures with 13 points, scored after VMI's Rodney Glasgow missed a jumper with the shot clock running down. Shaquille Duncan (17 points, 14 rebounds) grabbed the rebound and Morgan State called a timeout with two seconds left in OT.
The Bears (3-3), who overcame a 10-point halftime deficit to force overtime, had trailed 80-79 after Rasean Simpson missed the second of two free throws with 38 seconds left.
Stan Okoye, who led all scorers with 29 points and took 11 rebounds, made 5 of 6 free throws late in the second half. Glasgow's two foul shots with 0:10 remaining in regulation forced overtime for the Keydets (3-5).
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point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.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.
|South Carolina State||12-4||1||19-15|
|North Carolina Central||7-9||6||13-19|
|North Carolina A&T||7-9||6||10-22|