CEDAR CITY, Utah -- Jackson Stevenett scored 21 points, helping Southern Utah roll to a 76-63 wire-to-wire victory over Portland State on Thursday night.
Southern Utah had a 20-10 advantage in second-chance points and a 36-18 edge in points in the paint.
Stevenett hit 9 of his 13 shots from the field, helping Southern Utah post an overall percentage of 50.9. Portland State made just 36 percent of its shots from the field (18 of 50).
Washington State's trio of Josh Hawkinson, Conor Clifford and Ike Iroegbu have withdrawn from the NBA draft and will play their senior season with the Cougars.
Gonzaga center Przemek Karnowski, who missed most of last season with a back injury, says he is returning for another year.
Wisconsin forward Nigel Hayes has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return to the Badgers for his senior season.