KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- In a game between two struggling teams, IPFW didn't struggle as much and emerged with a 65-60 over UMKC on Thursday night.
Kansas City had a 30-24 scoring advantage off the bench and 13-6 edge in second-chance points.
IPFW shot 50 percent from the floor, but managed just 59 percent from the free-throw line. Kansas City made just 4 of 24 attempts from 3-point range and just 8 of 16 free throws.
Mississippi State freshman guard Malik Newman will withdraw from the NBA draft, but sources told ESPN he might explore other opportunities besides returning to Mississippi State.
Seton Hall sophomore Isaiah Whitehead will stay in the NBA draft and not return for his junior season.
Washington State's trio of Josh Hawkinson, Conor Clifford and Ike Iroegbu have withdrawn from the NBA draft and will play their senior season with the Cougars.