ARLINGTON, Texas -- Kevin Butler scored 17 points to lead Texas-Arlington to a 68-63 victory against UTSA on Saturday night.
UTSA led 45-41 in the second half before Texas-Arlington scored 13 unanswered points, a run that culminated on Butler's three-point play that made it 54-45 with 8:33 remaining. The Roadrunners got within 56-54 on a 3-pointer by Hale III with 4:08 to play.
White-Miller answered with a 3-pointer with the shot clock winding down to push the lead back to five. Gainey then blocked a UTSA 3-point attempt, which led to a fast-break layup by Butler that put Texas-Arlington up 61-54 with 2:12 left.
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point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.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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