EMMITSBURG, Md. -- Kristijan Krajina scored 10 of his 14 points in the second half and Mount St. Mary's snapped a three-game losing streak, beating Maryland-Baltimore County 58-55 Saturday in a nonconference game.
Rashad Whack had 11 points and a game-high four steals for Mount St. Mary's (4-6), which forced 19 turnovers and handed UMBC its sixth-straight loss.
UMBC (2-10) shot 50 percent (10 of 20) in the first half and but trailed 26-25 at intermission. Mount St. Mary's, which made just 5 of 15 first-half 3-point attempts, shot 34.5 percent (10 of 29) in the frame.
Mount St. Mary's led for all but 34 seconds of the second half until two Brett Roseboro free throws tied it at 53-all with 1:35 remaining. But the Mountaineers made five free throws in the final minute while UMBC managed just one field goal.
Roseboro paced UMBC with 10 points and 10 rebounds.
Mississippi State freshman guard Malik Newman will withdraw from the NBA draft, but sources told ESPN he might explore other opportunities besides returning to Mississippi State.
Seton Hall sophomore Isaiah Whitehead will stay in the NBA draft and not return for his junior season.
Washington State's trio of Josh Hawkinson, Conor Clifford and Ike Iroegbu have withdrawn from the NBA draft and will play their senior season with the Cougars.