Scores

Final

Florida Atl 62

(5-13, 1-6 Sun Belt)

W Kentucky 80

(13-5, 5-1 Sun Belt)

    8:00 PM ET, January 16, 2008

    E.A. Diddle Arena, Bowling Green, Kentucky

    1 2 T
    FAU 24 3862
    WKU 43 3780

    Top Performers

    Florida Atlantic: C. Nwoji 19 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Ast

    Western Kentucky: C. Lee 27 Pts, 4 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl

    W. Kentucky 80, Florida Atlantic 62

    Associated Press

    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) -- Courtney Lee scored 27 points as Western Kentucky coasted to an 80-62 victory over Florida Atlantic Wednesday night.

    Lee hit four 3-pointers, shooting 11-of-21 from the floor, as the Hilltoppers (13-5, 5-1 Sun Belt Conference) built a 19-point lead at halftime and led by as many as 27 points.

    The Owls (5-13, 1-6) struggled in the first half on 10-of-29 shooting (34.5 percent).

    Western Kentucky trailed 16-13 with 12:33 remaining in the half, but then went on a 16-0 run to go up 29-16 with 8:10 left in the half. Tyrone Brazelton scored nine consecutive points during the spurt.

    Brazelton finished with 17 points for the Hilltoppers.

    Carderro Nwoji paced Florida Atlantic with 19 points. Carlos Monroe, the Owls' leading scorer at 17.1 points per game, finished with just five points on 2-of-10 shooting.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    FAU
    WKU
    Points 62 80
    FG Made-Attempted 25-64 (.391) 33-74 (.446)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-17 (.353) 11-27 (.407)
    FT Made-Attempted 6-12 (.500) 3-6 (.500)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 11 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 4 27

    2007-08 Season

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