HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. -- Chad Jackson had 19 points on 6 of 7 from the field as Northern Kentucky defeated Jacksonville 66-62 Saturday night in an Atlantic Sun Conference game.
Ethan Faulkner scored 12 points for Northern Kentucky (11-15, 9-9), which had a 19-5 advantage in turnover margin.
Trailing 61-57, Ethan Faulkner's 3-pointer got Northern Kentucky within 61-60 with 40 seconds left.
Anthony Monaco then hit a pair of free throws to put the Norse ahead 62-61 with 20 seconds to go.
After a pair of Jackson free throws extended Northern Kentucky's lead to 64-61, Russell Powell made 1 of 2 free throws with 2 seconds left to make it a one-possession game, 64-62. Jacksonville was unable to score again as Eshaunte Jones made two free throws with one second left to seal the victory.
Keith McDougald led the Dolphins (14-17, 9-9) with 21 points and 13 rebounds.
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point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.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.