EVANSVILLE, Ind. -- Colt Ryan scored 19 points to lead Evansville to a 66-56 victory against Bradley on Wednesday night.
Ned Cox added nine points and Edidijus Mockevicius seven points and 10 rebounds for the Purple Aces (12-8, 5-3 Missouri Valley), who shot 27 of 54 (50 percent) from the floor.
Ryan's 3-pointer with 7:22 remaining made the score 54-50 and helped Evansville get separation. Mockevicius, D.J. Balentine and Jaylon Moore followed with layups to push the lead to double digits, and Bradley got no closer than eight points the rest of the way.
Maryland point guard Melo Trimble has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return to College Park for his junior season, sources told ESPN.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.