MUNCIE, Ind. -- Sean Esposito scored 20 points, leading four IUPUI players in double figures, and the Jaguars defeated Ball State 77-68 on Sunday.
The Cardinals led only in the first minute of the game. IUPUI came back to take a 13-point lead later in the half and led 38-32 at the break.
Ball State outscored the Jaguars 40-20 in the paint but IUPUI made 11 3-pointers while Ball State had four.
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point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.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.