Parham scores career-high 36, VMI defeats The Citadel 75-64
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.
Garrett Gilkeson had 11 points and six rebounds for VMI (7-18, 2-10 Southern Conference), which snapped its four-game losing streak. Myles Lewis added six rebounds.
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.