EMMITSBURG, Md. -- Rashad Whack scored 26 points and Mount St. Mary's upset LIU Brooklyn 83-71 Thursday night in Northeast Conference play.
The Mountaineers (13-13, 8-7), trailing 42-38 at halftime, outscored the Blackbirds (15-12, 10-5) 45-29 and avenged an earlier 86-72 loss at LIU Brooklyn.
The Blackbirds fell out of a first-place tie with Robert Morris in the NEC.
Whack hit 8 of 15 field goal attempts and 6 of 10 3-pointers. He went 4 for 4 at the foul line. The Mountaineers have won four consecutive games and six of their last seven.
Whack helped give Mount St. Mary's a big edge from 3-point range. The Mountaineers made 11 of 25 treys, while LIU Brooklyn was 3 of 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point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.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.