BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Evan Fjeld scored 25 points and Vermont defeated New Jersey Institute of Technology 69-50 on Saturday.
Fjeld was 10 for 15 from the field and made all five free throw attempts to lead a strong shooting effort by the Catamounts, who shot 43.9 percent (25 of 57) from the field and 84.6 percent (11 of 13) from the foul line. Matt Glass added 15 points and Brian Voelkel had 12 rebounds for the Catamounts (4-1), who have won three in a row.
Vermont led by 11 points at halftime and built its largest lead of the game at 65-42 with 3:38 to play. The Catamounts are 4-0 all-time against the Highlanders.
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point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.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.