DENVER -- Chris Udofia scored a career-high 27 points and had four blocked shots as Denver dealt Middle Tennessee its first Sun Belt Conference loss with a 75-60 win Saturday.
Denver led 54-51 before pulling away down the stretch. Udofia had a layup and a three-point play and O'Neale added another three-point play to make it 64-55 with 4:29 remaining.
Udofia sealed the game with a block on one end, and a dunk on the other with 1:44 left that made it 71-56.
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point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.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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