POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. -- Chavaughn Lewis tallied career-highs of 30 points and 16 rebounds to help Marist blow out the Virginia Military Institute 112-74 Saturday night.
Marist dominated inside, outscoring VMI 44-30 in the paint, while controlling the boards 47-33.
On top 16-11 with 15:46 remaining in the first half, Marist pulled away with a 34-7 run. Morton capped the run with a layup to put Marist ahead 50-18 with 3:48 left in the half.
The Red Foxes shot 65.6 percent (21 of 32) in the first half, compared to VMI's 37.5 percent (15 of 40).
Marist outscored the VMI 56-37 in the second half and led by as many as 40 points.
D.J. Covington led the Keydets (11-16) with 18 points.
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point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.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.