TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- Dawon Cummings' 3-pointer early in the second half gave Indiana State its first lead Wednesday night and the Sycamores went on to beat Missouri State 68-60.
Cummings, Manny Arop, Justin Gant and Devonte Brown all finished with 10 points for Indiana State (11-6, 4-2 Missouri Valley). Cummings' 3 with 16:29 left put the Sycamores ahead 37-36 and they kept the lead the rest of the way, going up by 14 points with 3:38 to go.
The Sycamores shot 57 percent for the game.
Gavin Thurman scored 18 points to lead the Bears (5-13, 3-3). Missouri State led 27-18 with 3:50 left in the first half but Indiana State trimmed it to 31-27 at halftime.
Anthony Downing had 12 points and a game-high seven rebounds for Missouri State.
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point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.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.