TROY, Ala. -- Tylor Ongwae scored 22 points and Louisiana-Monroe pulled away from Troy in the second half for a 75-64 victory on Thursday night.
ULM used an 11-6 run to extend its lead to 64-56 with 2:47 to play and made 11 of 12 free throws from there to close out the win.
After a 34-34 tie at halftime, ULM and Troy tied the game again at 36 and 38 before ULM used a 15-8 run to go ahead 53-46 on Daniel Grieves' 3-pointer with 10:25 to play.
Troy scored four straight points to close within 53-50 at the 7:41 mark, but got no closer.
Maryland point guard Melo Trimble has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return to College Park for his junior season, sources told ESPN.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.