ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. -- For the second straight game, Eric Mosley set a career scoring high as St. Bonaventure set a season high for points, defeating Massachusetts 99-94 Wednesday night.
Mosley scored 39 points one game after scoring 30 in a loss to Richmond. The senior hit 12 of 18 from the field, including 5 of 8 from 3-point range, and made 10 of 10 free throws.
St. Bonaventure led 38-31 at halftime but UMass took a 57-56 lead with 12:43 left. Five lead changes and five ties followed, with Yousso Ndoye's layup putting the Bonnies ahead 91-90 with 1:12 left. St. Bonaventure led the rest of the way.
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Washington State's trio of Josh Hawkinson, Conor Clifford and Ike Iroegbu have withdrawn from the NBA draft and will play their senior season with the Cougars.