SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Deven Williams scored 21 points to lead Savannah State to a 71-54 victory over Maryland-Eastern Shore in the regular-season finale for both teams Thursday night.
The Hawks led 12-11 on Snyder's free throws with 11:44 left in the first half, but the Tigers went ahead 24-18 on Cedric Smith's three-point play with 6:51 remaining. From a 24-20 advantage at 6:22, Savannah State closed with a 13-4 run for a 37-24 lead at halftime.
Savannah State made six 3-pointers, Maryland-Eastern Shore one.
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point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.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.
|South Carolina State||12-4||1||19-15|
|North Carolina Central||7-9||6||13-19|
|North Carolina A&T||7-9||6||10-22|