NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Kellen Thornton had 13 points and seven rebounds, and Patrick Miller scored 12 points to lead Tennessee State to an 80-48 victory over Tennessee-Martin in an Ohio Valley Conference game on Thursday night.
Miles Taylor scored 25 points to lead the Skyhawks (4-13, 1-4).
Tennessee State trailed 12-7 in the early going, but the Tigers went on a 12-2 run for a 24-14 advantage with 9:24 remaining and led 46-24 at halftime.
Tennessee State shot 51 percent from the field (25 of 49) and 47.6 percent from the 3-point line (10 of 21). Tennessee-Martin shot 32.8 percent (20 of 61) and 8.3 percent (1 of 12).
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point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.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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