CLINTON, S.C. -- Brian Williams scored 24 points, making 6-of-10 3-pointers to help Jacksonville State beat Presbyterian in overtime 66-59 Saturday night in nonconference action.
Trailing 50-48, Presbyterian's (2-8) Eric Washington made two free throws to tie the game at 50 with 1:10 left in the second half. Both teams missed on their last possession, forcing overtime.
In the overtime period, Jacksonville State dominated. The Gamecocks opened on an 11-4 run to take a 61-54 lead with a 1:30 left to play. Williams' 3-pointer capped the run, and Gaines' last three free throws in the final 50 seconds sealed the victory.
Jacksonville State missed just one shot in overtime while Presbyterian made just 4 of 11 field goals (36.4 percent).
Khalid Mutakabbir led Presbyterian with 17 points.
Maryland point guard Melo Trimble has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return to College Park for his junior season, sources told ESPN.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.
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