COOKEVILLE, Tenn. -- Tyler Stone scored 23 points and grabbed 16 rebounds to lead Southeast Missouri State to an 83-74 victory over Tennessee Tech on Saturday night.
Paul McRoberts came off the bench to add 16 points for the Redhawks (10-9, 2-4 Ohio Valley Conference). Jarekious Bradley scored 12 points and Nino Johnson had 10. The team hit 49 percent from the field overall and was 87.5 percent (21 of 24) from the line.
SE Missouri recovered from a 13-0 deficit early in the first period to lead 34-29 at halftime.
In the second, the Redhawks expanded their lead with a 12-2 run and led 46-31 at 17:05. The Golden Eagles came as close as eight with 33 seconds left but Stone responded with a dunk on the Redhawks next possession to seal the win for SE Missouri.
Jordan Johnson led the Golden Eagles (10-10, 3-2) with 13 points.
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point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.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.
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