STATESBORO, Ga. -- Matt Van Scyoc hit five 3-pointers en route to 21 points as The Citadel got off the Southern Conference schneid with a 70-55 defeat of Georgia Southern Saturday night.
The Citadel shot 60 percent (24 of 40) from the field and hit 9 of 17 3-point attempts. The Bulldogs held Georgia Southern (8-11, 2-4) to 35.7 percent (20 of 56) shooting.
C.J. Reed paced the Eagles with 13 points.
The Citadel trailed 18-12 with 5:49 left until halftime, but P.J. Horgan's free throws sparked an 18-4 Bulldog run for a 31-22 halftime lead.
Scyoc opened the second half with a 3-pointer, and The Citadel built the lead to 59-41 on Roselle's layup with 7:25 left.
Maryland point guard Melo Trimble has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return to College Park for his junior season, sources told ESPN.
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.