GREELEY, Colo. -- Derrick Barden scored 21 points and pulled down 14 rebounds Saturday night to lead Northern Colorado to its third straight victory, 78-64 over Sacramento State.
Northern Colorado never trailed, scoring the game's first four points en route to a 45-27 halftime lead. The Bears increased their advantage to as many as 20 in the second half before Sacramento State rallied, but the Hornets couldn't get within single digits.
The Bears now hold a 10-4 lead in the all-time series between the schools.
Maryland point guard Melo Trimble has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return to College Park for his junior season, sources told ESPN.
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.