PITTSBURGH -- Freshman Derrick Colter scored a career-high 25 points and Duquesne led wire-to-wire in a 71-66 win over Western Michigan on Wednesday night.
The Dukes (7-5) led 36-32 at the break and expanded their cushion to 13 with 15:56 to go before the Broncos used a 10-0 run to close to 49-46.
Western Michigan (7-4) got within three once more, but didn't threaten again until hitting four straight free throws to close to 66-62 with 3 minutes left.
From that point, neither team made a field goal until the Broncos' Austin Richie hit a 3-pointer with 13 seconds left for the final margin. The Dukes made 5 of 10 free throws down the stretch and the Broncos were 1 of 2.
Sean Johnson added 18 points, hitting 4 of 8 3-pointers as Duquesne was 12 of 32 from long range.
Shayne Whittington led Western Michigan with 20 points and 10 rebounds.
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point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.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.