Scores

Final

Belmont 65

(5-2, 3-1 away)

VCU 75

(5-3, 3-1 home)

7:00 PM ET, December 1, 2012

Stuart Siegel Center, Richmond, Virginia

1 2 T
BEL 21 4465
VCU 39 3675

Top Performers

Belmont: I. Clark 24 Pts, 1 Reb, 1 Ast

Virginia Commonwealth: T. Graham 19 Pts, 8 Reb, 4 Ast, 3 Stl

VCU 75, Belmont 65

Associated Press

RICHMOND, Va. -- Treveon Graham scored 19 points, and Juvonte Reddic had 17 points and nine rebounds to lead Virginia Commonwealth to a 75-65 victory over Belmont on Saturday night.

The Rams (5-3) also got 14 points from Rob Brandenberg and 11 from Melvin Johnson.

Ian Clark led Belmont (5-3) with 24 points, and Keron Johnson scored 11. The Bruins hurt their cause with 24 turnovers, and they shot only 4 of 6 from the foul line.

The Rams shot 15 for 22 from the line and outrebounded the Bruins 34-23.

Belmont made up ground in the second half after trailing 39-21 at the break. From a 43-27 deficit, the Bruins knocked down three 3-pointers to help close the gap to 50-44 at the 13:27 mark.

Belmont's Reece Chamberlain's 3-pointer to close to 66-61 at 4:46, but VCU's Brandenberg made a 3-pointer for a 71-63 advantage at 3:16, and the Rams held on.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
BEL
VCU
Points 65 75
FG Made-Attempted 27-50 (.540) 28-60 (.467)
3P Made-Attempted 7-20 (.350) 4-19 (.211)
FT Made-Attempted 4-6 (.667) 15-22 (.682)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 9 (0/0)
Largest Lead 3 21

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