Scores

Final

Northeastern 56

(11-12, 7-6 CAA)

VCU 59

(20-5, 11-2 CAA)

    7:00 PM ET, February 4, 2012

    Stuart C. Siegel Center, Richmond, Virginia

    1 2 T
    NE 25 3156
    VCU 31 2859

    Top Performers

    Northeastern: Q. Ford 14 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 4 Blk

    Virginia Commonwealth: J. Reddic 11 Pts, 11 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Blk

    VCU 59, Northeastern 56

    Associated Press

    RICHMOND, Va. -- Troy Daniels scored 15 points, going 5 of 12 from 3-point range, and Virginia Commonwealth defeated Northeastern 59-56 on Saturday night.

    The Rams (20-5, 11-2 Colonial Athletic Association) forced 15 turnovers, leading to 21 points. Ten of those points came during VCU's go-ahead spurt to end the first half.

    The Rams trailed 23-17 with 5:34 left in the first half, and scored 14 straight over the next 4:57. Daniels made consecutive 3's to cap it, as VCU went 4 of 5 from the field during the spurt.

    The Rams shot 50 percent from the field (11 of 22) in the first half, including 4 of 8 from long range.

    Juvonte Reddic added 11 points and 11 rebounds for the Rams, who won their ninth straight.

    The Huskies (11-12, 7-6) were led by Jonathan lee with 16 points, Quincy Ford with 14 and Joel Smith with 13.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NE
    VCU
    Points 56 59
    FG Made-Attempted 20-49 (.408) 20-50 (.400)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-18 (.333) 7-21 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-14 (.714) 12-24 (.500)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 5 11

    2011-12 Season

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