Graham leads Florida Atlantic to 87-81 win over Arkansas State

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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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 Top Performers
 Arkansas St.
Ryan Wedel Ryan Wedel
7-14,  23 Pts
1 Rebs, 2 Assists
 Florida Atlantic
Jeff Parmer Jeff Parmer
5-6,  15 Pts
5 Rebs, 3 Assists

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