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W. Kentucky 88, Florida Atlantic 78

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) -- Courtney Lee scored 29 points to help W. Kentucky beat Florida Atlantic 88-78 on Saturday.

Florida Atlantic (14-17; 8-10 Sun Belt Conference), led by as many as nine in the first half, and W. Kentucky took a slim 47-44 lead at halftime.

Paul Graham III led Florida Atlantic with 17 points. Junior guard Carderro Nwoji added 16, while 15 points and nine rebounds came from Carlos Monroe.

Tyrone Brazelton made four three-pointers to help W. Kentucky (24-6; 16-2).

Fifty-seven fouls were called with both teams combining to shoot 69 free-throws.