MOREHEAD, Ky. -- Angelo Warner hit a game-winning layup with 9 seconds left as Morehead State defeated Ohio Valley Conference-foe Tennessee Tech 65-63 Saturday night.
Posthumus tipped in the rebound from Devon Atkinson's missed 3-pointer on Morehead State's next possession. Tennessee Tech's Jud Dillard missed a 3-point attempt with 13 seconds left, then fouled Warner as he made his go-ahead layup. Warner missed the ensuing free throw, and after a Tennessee Tech rebound, Samarrippas missed a 3-pointer with 2 seconds left to end it.
Posthumus finished with 13 points and Warner added 12 for Morehead State, which shot 45.8 percent (27 of 59), including 4 of 17 from 3-point range.
Dillard and Samarrippas had 14 points each for Tennessee Tech (9-16, 3-10).
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point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.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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