GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Trey Sumler scored 21 points and Western Carolina pulled away by making five free throws in the final 1:24 to beat UNC Greensboro 70-68 in a Southern Conference game Thursday night.
The Spartans led 66-65 with 1:31 left on Armstrong's free throws, but Western Carolina's Tom Tankelewicz hit a pair to lead 67-66 at 1:24. King made a foul shot at 1:06 for a 68-66 advantage, and Sumler made two with 18 seconds remaining for a 70-66 lead to seal it.
Western Carolina won the rebound battle 41-30, leading to 19 second-chance 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point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.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.