LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- Sim Bhullar scored 22 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead a balanced offense as New Mexico State rolled by Grand Canyon 81-57 on Thursday.
The Aggies closed the first half on a 12-2 run for a 38-27 halftime lead. New Mexico State kept the momentum rolling after the break, opening the second half on a 12-4 run to grab a 50-31 advantage. Grand Canyon (14-14, 9-6) trailed by double digits the rest of the way.
Bhullar was 10 of 13 from the field and had five assists. He also secured seven offensive rebounds as the Aggies out-rebounded Grand Canyon 51-31.
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point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.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.