LEWISBURG, Pa. -- Cameron Ayers scored 19 points to lead Bucknell over Loyola (Md.) 70-60 on Wednesday.
Bucknell led by as much as 10 in the first half, but Loyola trimmed that to three at the half, scoring the final six points before intermission.
Loyola stayed hot after the break, as a 10-2 run gave them a 5-point lead at 16:39.
Brackney was fouled on a 3-point attempt at 12:13 and hit all three free throws to take a 47-45 lead. Bucknell never trailed again.
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point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.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.