HOUSTON -- Ella Ellis scored 26 points and Army defeated Houston Baptist 95-86 on Monday.
The Huskies (4-9) led 36-35 at halftime, but Army shot 62 percent in the second half and outscored Houston Baptist 30-13 in one stretch. Ellis' 3-pointer with 11:53 remaining gave the Black Knights the lead for good at 55-53 during a run of 12 straight points by Army.
Army next plays Saturday at home against Columbia.
Forward Kennedy Meeks, who has averaged 9.4 points and 6.5 rebounds at North Carolina, has pulled out of the NBA draft and will return to the Tar Heels.
Cal big man Ivan Rabb could have been selected in the top 10 of the NBA draft. Instead, he's returning to Berkeley to make himself, and the Golden Bears, stronger.
Devin Williams' decision last month to sign with an agent and enter the NBA draft has left West Virginia in a tough spot.
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