NORMAL, Ala. -- Marquiz Baker and LeAntwan Luckett each scored 25 points and Alcorn State rode their two-man game to a 69-59 victory over Alabama A&M Saturday night in Southwestern Athletic Conference play.
The Braves (7-15, 5-2) led 33-32 at halftime as Baker and Luckett combined for 27 points. The duo continued their scoring in the second half as the Braves outscored Alabama A&M 36-27 and hit free throws to win.
Baker made 7 of 16 field goal attempts, including a 3-pointer, and 10 of 12 foul shots. Luckett, meanwhile, was 9 for 15 from the field and sank seven of 12 free throws.
Alcorn State led 56-48 on two baskets and two free throws by Baker. The Braves made 10 foul shots in the last 2:08 to clinch it.
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point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.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.