JACKSONVILLE, Ala. -- Tarvin Gaines had 23 points and 10 rebounds, and Brian Williams hit the final basket with 9 seconds left to lead Jacksonville State to a 67-65 victory over Southeast Missouri State in an Ohio Valley Conference game Wednesday.
Jacksonville State led points off turnovers 14-3 and 22-12 in second-chance points.
Marland Smith scored 16 points, Corey Wilford had 15, Tyler Stone 11 and Nino Johnson scored 11 points with 12 rebounds for the Redhawks (14-14, 6-8), whose season-best three-game winning streak ended.
The Gamecocks trailed 36-28 at halftime and finally led 55-53 with 6:22 left.
The Redhawks scored eight straight points to tie at 65-65 with 41 seconds remaining before Williams' basket at 0:09.
Maryland point guard Melo Trimble has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return to College Park for his junior season, sources told ESPN.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.
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