Scores

Final

James Madison 45

(8-8, 1-4 CAA)

VCU 65

(12-5, 3-2 CAA)

    Coverage: ESPNU/WatchESPN

    6:00 PM ET, January 12, 2012

    Stuart C. Siegel Center, Richmond, Virginia

    1 2 T
    JMU 24 2145
    VCU 33 3265

    Top Performers

    James Madison: A. Semenov 7 Pts, 10 Reb, 2 Ast

    Virginia Commonwealth: T. Graham 18 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast

    VCU 65, James Madison 45

    Associated Press

    RICHMOND, Va. -- Trevor Graham scored 16 points and Bradford Burgess had a double-double to help Virginia Commonwealth defeat James Madison 65-45 on Thursday night.

    The Rams (12-5, 3-2 Colonial Athletic Association) continued their strong defensive play in snapping a two-game losing streak. VCU held the Dukes (8-8, 1-4) to just 33.3 percent (17 of 51) from the field, while forcing 14 turnovers. Coming in, the Rams were forcing opponents into turnovers on 26.3 percent of their possessions, fourth best in the country.

    VCU outrebounded James Madison 44-30, behind 12 rebounds by Bradford Burgess and 11 by Javonte Reddic. The Rams outscored James Madison 15-5 on second chances. Darius Theus added 12 points for VCU and Burgess finished with 10.

    Tied at 37 with 15:08 to play, VCU outscored the Dukes 22-6 over the next 12:14.

    A.J. Davis was the lone James Madison player in double figures with 13 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    JMU
    VCU
    Points 45 65
    FG Made-Attempted 17-51 (.333) 20-55 (.364)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-17 (.235) 8-20 (.400)
    FT Made-Attempted 7-12 (.583) 17-22 (.773)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 4 20

    2011-12 Season

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