MOREHEAD, Ky. -- Isaiah Canaan fell one point short of tying a career-high with 35 points and Murray State edged Morehead State 106-100 in double overtime Wednesday night.
Murray State (19-7, 10-4) outscored the Eagles 16-7 over the first 4:30 of the second half to take a commanding 53-37 lead. But Morehead State clawed back to force overtime on a Bakari Turner 3-pointer with 7 seconds left.
After a tip-in by Daniel with 4 seconds left in the first overtime forced another extra frame, Canaan scored eight points during a 10-1 run to open the second overtime and seal the win.
Morehead State (13-15, 7-7), which had won two straight, was led by Chavis Milton's 22 points.
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point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.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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