DELAND, Fla. -- Aaron Graham hit four 3-pointers en route to 24 points and Stetson beat Kennesaw State 91-77 Thursday night.
Kennesaw State (3-26, 2-15 Atlantic Sun Conference) led 11-8, but Stetson scored the next 16 points to go ahead 24-11 midway through the first half. The Owls rallied to within 55-53 in the second half, but Perez and Graham responded with back-to-back 3s.
The Hatters (14-14, 11-6) shot a season-best 70.6 percent (12 of 17) from beyond the arc and posted their highest point total of the season. Stetson also outscored the Owls 25-6 from the free throw line to secure its 11th league victory, which is five more than they won last season.
Delbert Love's 22 points led Kennesaw State, which lost its fifth straight.
Maryland point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.
Louisville's Chinanu Onuaku, who recently underwent a medical procedure to correct a heart rhythm issue detected during the combine, will keep his name in the NBA draft pool.
Andrew White III will return to the Nebraska men's basketball team next season after removing his name from the NBA draft.