NORFOLK, Va. -- Aaron Bacote scored five of his 16 points with less than 2 minutes to play as Old Dominion held on to defeat Tulane 70-64 Saturday night.
Bacote made a layup and three of four free throws to give Old Dominion a 63-52 lead with 1:16 remaining. Tulane answered with two free throws by Louis Dabney and a Jonathan Stark 3-pointer to pull within 63-57 with 1:01 to play. Dabney scored four more points and Jay Hook added a 3-pointer, but Old Dominion made seven of 10 free throws to cap the scoring.
Stark scored 21 points and Dabney added 17 to lead Tulane (11-10, 3-3). Hook chipped in 14 points, including four 3-pointers.
Maryland point guard Melo Trimble has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return to College Park for his junior season, sources told ESPN.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.
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