LONG BEACH, Calif. -- Tony Freeland scored 14 points and Long Beach State routed UC Riverside 75-35 on Saturday.
Eleven players scored for the Big West-leading 49ers (16-9, 12-2 Big West), who led 31-19 at halftime and opened it up early in the second half. They closed the game with a 28-5 run and made 53 percent of their shots from the field.
Taylor Johns led the Highlanders (5-20, 2-11) with 10 points. Riverside shot 24 percent from the field and has lost seven in a row.
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point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.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.