CEDAR CITY, Utah -- Christian Moon scored 17 points and Antonio Biglow gave Montana State its only lead of the game with about a minute remaining as the Bobcats defeated Southern Utah 62-61 Thursday night.
Biglow scored on a layup with 1:11 left to put Montana State ahead for the first time, and the Bobcats (11-15, 8-9 Big Sky) held on to snap a five-game losing streak.
Jackson Stevenett scored 19 points and Jayson Cheesman had 11 for Southern Utah (11-16, 8-9), which led by as many as nine points in the first half. The Thunderbirds outshot the Bobcats (46 percent to 36 percent) but were outrebounded 41-31 and committed 14 turnovers to just eight for Montana State.
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point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.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.