MIAMI -- Cameron Bell came off the bench for 17 points to lead four players in double figures in Florida Atlantic's 65-52 win over Arkansas-Little Rock on Thursday night.
FIU (15-12, 10-8 Sun Belt Conference) shot 48 percent (13 of 27) in the first half but Arkansas-Little Rock answered with a 47.6-percent (10 of 21) clip to keep it close at the break, 29-25.
The Panthers fell to 45 percent (9 of 20) after intermission but held the Trojans to 12-of-35 shooting and made 15 of 16 free throws to pull away.
NCAA title game hero Kris Jenkins said he will withdraw his name from the NBA draft and return to Villanova for his senior season.
Andy Katz breaks down the likelihood of Villanova, Syracuse, North Carolina or Oklahoma making a run to the Final Four next season.
Florida State has announced that Xavier Rathan-Mayes will return to the court for his junior season. The 6-foot-4 guard declared for the NBA draft last month but did not hire an agent.
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