Scores

Final

Monmouth 69

(0-1, 0-1 away)

Florida Atl 72

(1-0, 1-0 home)

    7:00 PM ET, November 14, 2008

    FAU Arena, Boca Raton, Florida

    1 2 T
    MONM 31 3869
    FAU 38 3472

    Top Performers

    Monmouth: J. Hett 12 Pts, 4 Reb, 8 Ast

    Florida Atlantic: P. Graham III 19 Pts, 6 Reb, 4 Ast

    Florida Atlantic 72, Monmouth, N.J. 69

    Associated Press

    BOCA RATON, Fla. -- Paul Graham scored 19 points night to lead Florida Atlantic past Monmouth 72-69 Friday night, sending Mike Jarvis to a victory in his coaching debut for the Owls.

    Brett Royster and Chris Watson scored 12 points each, while Carderro Nwoji and Shavar Richardson chipped in 10 apiece for the Owls (1-0). Florida Atlantic ended a five-game losing streak in season openers.

    R.J. Rutledge led the Hawks (0-1) with 18 points. Travis Taylor added 13 and James Hett 12, with both players coming off the bench.

    Graham hit four of his five 3-pointers in the first half, helping Florida Atlantic to a 38-31 lead at the break.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MONM
    FAU
    Points 69 72
    FG Made-Attempted 24-55 (.436) 25-52 (.481)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-22 (.318) 7-19 (.368)
    FT Made-Attempted 14-17 (.824) 15-18 (.833)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 3 14

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