CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Mathiang Muo scored 17 points to lead Charleston Southern to a 75-64 victory over Coastal Carolina to claim the Big South Conference's regular-season championship on Saturday in the regular-season finale for both.
Charleston Southern shot 45.2 percent from the field (28 of 62) and made 15 of 34 3-pointers.
Charleston Southern led 38-30 at halftime, and a 15-6 run to open the second half pushed its advantage to 53-36 on Tristian Curtis' layup with 12:16 remaining.
The Buccaneers stretched the lead to 20 points at 61-41 on Paul Gombwer's layup with 10:45 left and were never threatened.
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point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.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.