PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas -- Anthony Nieves scored 19 points, leading four Alcorn State players in double figures, and the Braves defeated Prairie View A&M 81-75 Thursday night.
The Braves shot 55 percent from the field -- 65 percent in the second half.
The Panthers got as close as three points with just over a minute to play but Luckett's three-point play and subsequent layup helped Alcorn State preserve the win.
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point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.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.