FULLERTON, Calif. -- Jared Brandon scored 20 points to lead Cal State Fullerton to an 87-65 win over Hope International, its across-the-street neighbor, on Saturday night.
Cal State Fullerton (6-5) led 41-29 at halftime. The Titans shot 54 percent from the field for the game, while the Royals shot 45.6 percent.
The Royals had four players in double figures. Jeremy Kilgore had 13 points, Orlando Collins and Kris Rosales had 12 points apiece. Austin Sanford added 10. Kilgore, Collins, and Garrett Neilan all had four rebounds. Rosales also had six assists.
Hope International plays in the NAIA, where it has an 11-1 record. The game counts as an exhibition for the Royals.
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point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.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.