HOUSTON -- TaShawn Thomas had 22 points and 13 rebounds as Houston rolled past Louisiana College 106-59 Monday night.
Houston led 55-26 at halftime and hit the century mark when J.J. Thompson hit a jumper with 3:05 remaining.
Louisiana College, a Division III school that considered this an exhibition game, committed 30 turnovers and shot just 32 percent from the floor. Romanaski Williams and Anthony Gaines Jr. each had 12 points for the Wildcats.
Houston shot 51 percent from the floor and could have scored even more if not for a 21 for 39 shooting performance from the free-throw line.
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point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.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.