CHARLESTON, Ill. -- Adam Link scored 15 points and Ceola Clark added 14 as Western Illinois defeated Eastern Illinois 57-45 on Wednesday night.
Terrell Parks had 11 points, eight rebounds and six blocked shots for the Leathernecks (6-3).
Malcolm Herron led the Panthers (3-7), with eight points, and three players added seven points each.
A 20-4 run during a second-half stretch of 9:58 gave Western Illinois control.
Parks had seven points and Jack Houpt keyed the rally. Eastern Illinois shot 2 for 8 from the floor and had five turnovers during the stretch, which gave the Leathernecks a 49-38 cushion with 2:30 remaining.
Houpt had nine points.
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point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.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.
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