TEMPE, Ariz. -- Freshman playmaker Jahii Carson had 15 points, eight rebounds and seven assists to lead Arizona State past Coppin State 68-52 Saturday in the Sun Devils' final tuneup before beginning Pac-12 play.
With the victory, the Sun Devils (11-2) exceeded their win total for all of last season. They open Pac-12 play Wednesday night at home against Utah.
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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point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.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.
|South Carolina State||12-4||1||19-15|
|North Carolina Central||7-9||6||13-19|
|North Carolina A&T||7-9||6||10-22|