CLINTON, S.C. -- Saah Nimley had 26 points and nine rebounds, and Charleston Southern hit a season-high 15 of 30 from beyond the arc en route to a 79-59 victory against Presbyterian in a Big South Conference game Wednesday night, remaining unbeaten in Big South Conference play.
Charleston Southern's Paul Gombwer made a layup to tie the game at 6-all, and the Buccaneers went on a 13-2 run capped by Jeremy Sexton's 3-pointer for a 19-8 lead. The Buccaneers held a 36-22 halftime advantage and cruised to the victory.
Mississippi State freshman guard Malik Newman will withdraw from the NBA draft, but sources told ESPN he may explore other opportunities besides returning to Mississippi State.
Seton Hall sophomore Isaiah Whitehead will stay in the NBA draft and not return for his junior season.
Washington State's trio of Josh Hawkinson, Conor Clifford and Ike Iroegbu have withdrawn from the NBA draft and will play their senior season with the Cougars.