BATON ROUGE, La. -- Derick Beltran scored 23 points and Southern University forced 20 turnovers as the Jaguars defeated NAIA William Carey 77-50 Monday night.
Southern's defense kept the Crusaders (9-2) to just 29.8 percent (17 of 57) shooting from the field while accruing 13 steals and holding William Carey to six assists.
Southern (3-5) led 18-2 after Beltran hit two free throws with 13:05 left in the first half, and William Carey never pulled closer than 11 points after that.
The Jaguars closed the first half on a 15-3 run and went into the break ahead 48-20.
The Crusaders got points from 11 different scorers as Daron Ball and Donzedrick Smith led with eight points each.
Maryland point guard Melo Trimble has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return to College Park for his junior season, sources told ESPN.
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.