CHICAGO -- Quinton Pippen scored 19 points and Chicago State defeated Houston Baptist 81-56 on Saturday.
Clarke Rosenberg had 12 points, Matt Ross scored 11 and Corey Gray had 10 points for the Cougars (6-14, 1-1 Great West). Chicago State was 15 of 28 from 3-point range, led by Pippen who was 5 for 8. The Cougars shot 44 percent overall.
Art Bernardi led the Huskies (4-14, 0-3) with 21 points and 13 rebounds. Houston Baptist made only two 3-point shots in 15 tries.
The Huskies shot 38 percent from the field.
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point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.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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