NATCHITOCHES, La. -- Brison White had career-highs of 20 points and six steals helping Northwestern State rout Central Arkansas 93-73 Saturday in a Southland Conference game.
The Demons, who lead the nation in scoring with 83.9 points per game, scored 36 points off of 25 turnovers from the Bears, and outscored Central Arkansas' bench 57-35.
The Demons recorded 18 steals and are the fifth in the nation, averaging 10.7 steals per game.
Northwestern State shot 49.3 percent (34 of 29) while holding the Bears to 41.7 percent (30 of 72).
White made 5 of 7 shots and scored 11 points, and Northwestern State led by as many as 23 points, in the second half.
Jarvis Garner led Central Arkansas (9-13, 4-8) with 13 points.
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point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.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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