Scores

Final

Arkansas State 81

(9-15, 4-9 Sun Belt)

Florida Atl 87

(11-14, 6-7 Sun Belt)

    7:00 PM ET, February 9, 2008

    FAU Arena, Boca Raton, Florida

    1 2 T
    ARST 32 4981
    FAU 42 4587

    Top Performers

    Arkansas St: R. Wedel 23 Pts, 1 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

    Florida Atlantic: J. Parmer 15 Pts, 5 Reb, 3 Ast, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

    Florida Atlantic 87, Arkansas St. 81

    Associated Press

    BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) -- Paul Graham III had 18 points to lead Florida Atlantic to a 87-81 victory over Arkansas State on Saturday.

    Florida Atlantic (11-14) had an early 19-5 lead and never trailed. Jeff Parmer and Carlos Monroe each had 11 first-half points allowing the Owls to a a ten point advantage at the break, 42-32.

    The Indians had a late rally on a pair of late three-pointers by Ryan Wedel, closing the gap to 83-77 with 1:47 on the clock. But they couldn't complete the comeback, losing for the eleventh time in twelve tries this year on the road.

    Wedel finished with 23 points for the Indians (9-15), who have lost four straight.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    ARST
    FAU
    Points 81 87
    FG Made-Attempted 29-61 (.475) 28-51 (.549)
    3P Made-Attempted 10-22 (.455) 8-14 (.571)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-17 (.765) 23-32 (.719)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 19

    2007-08 Season

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