Scores

Final

W Kentucky 88

(24-6, 16-2 Sun Belt)

Florida Atl 78

(14-17, 8-10 Sun Belt)

    7:00 PM ET, March 1, 2008

    FAU Arena, Boca Raton, Florida

    1 2 T
    WKU 47 4188
    FAU 44 3478

    Top Performers

    Western Kentucky: C. Lee 29 Pts, 5 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl

    Florida Atlantic: C. Monroe 15 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    W. Kentucky 88, Florida Atlantic 78

    Associated Press

    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.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    WKU
    FAU
    Points 88 78
    FG Made-Attempted 28-60 (.467) 22-47 (.468)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-18 (.500) 5-19 (.263)
    FT Made-Attempted 23-31 (.742) 29-38 (.763)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 29 (0/0) 28 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 10 6

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