CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Greg Parham scored a career-high 36 points as VMI defeated The Citadel 75-64 on Saturday.
Parham, averaging 8.7 points per game coming in, hit 13 of 14 shots, including all six of his 3-pointers. He also had five assists and three steals.
Although there were 11 lead changes in the game, VMI controlled the final 13-plus minutes. After Fletcher Abee hit a 3-pointer to draw The Citadel within 55-48 with 13:40 to go, VMI soon built its largest lead -- 65-49 -- and The Citadel did not make another field goal until 4:56 remained.
The Citadel has lost 12 consecutive games, including a 88-79 setback against VMI on Jan. 18.
VMI plays at Chattanooga on Wednesday. The Citadel plays at East Tennessee State on Wednesday.
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