MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Velton Jones scored 20 points and Robert Morris erupted for a huge second-half run in an 89-46 thrashing of Fairleigh Dickinson Saturday night in Northeast Conference play.
The conference-leading Colonials (20-9, 12-4), leading 44-25 at halftime, more than doubled the score in the second half.
Robert Morris exploded for a 40-12 run to lead 84-37 with 5:52 left. It ended with one of Jones' four 3-pointers.
Fairleigh Dickinson (7-22, 2-14) lost its 13th straight game. The Knights were no match for Jones and his teammates. The Colonials' Mike McFadden scored 15 points. Russell Johnson recorded a 10-point, 11-rebound double-double and Karvel Anderson scored 10.
The Knights shot 15 of 52 (28.8 percent) from the field, 3 of 18 on treys. Robert Morris shot 43.8 percent (32 of 73), made 11 3-pointers and out-rebounded FDU 54-24.
Maryland point guard Melo Trimble has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return to College Park for his junior season, sources told ESPN.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.