PRINCESS ANNE, Md. -- Anton Dickerson came off the bench and scored 12 of his 17 points in the second half as Howard downed Maryland-Eastern Shore 49-45 Monday night in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference action.
Howard (7-22, 4-11) trailed 35-23 with 10:50 left, but charged back with a 23-2 run, including a span of 4 minutes when Dickerson hit four 3-pointers. The Bison led 46-37 with 2:15 left.
Dickerson knocked down 6 of 10 from the field, including 5 of 8 3-point attempts, and also grabbed five rebounds. Tre Lee added 11 points on 7-of-8 free-throw shooting for the Bison, who snapped a four-game losing streak.
Maryland-Eastern Shore (2-22, 2-11) dropped its second straight and ninth in its past 10. Louis Bell and Dominique Cowell each had 14 points for the Hawks, with Cowell hitting 4 of 8 from 3-point range and Bell draining 3 of 6.
The Bison held a 38-27 rebounding edge.
Maryland point guard Melo Trimble has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return to College Park for his junior season, sources told ESPN.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.