CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas -- Jarvis Garner scored 23 points to lead Central Arkansas to a 76-67 win over Texas A&M-CC Saturday, giving the Bears their first Southland Conference win of the season.
Garner also had six rebounds.
The Islanders (2-14, 1-5) led 34-24 at halftime. The Islanders shot 44.6 percent from the field for the game, while the Bears shot 41 percent. But the Islanders committed 12 turnovers, and the Bears converted them into 15 points.
The Bears took the lead for good with seven minutes to play when Crawford made a 3-pointer, putting the score at 55-53.
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point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.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.
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