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Northeastern vs Virginia Commonwealth

VCU 75, Northeastern 65

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Rob Brandenberg scored 16 of his 19 points in the second half and Treveon Graham had 10 of his 16 after the break Saturday night, leading Virginia Commonwealth to a 75-65 victory against Northeastern in the Colonial Athletic Association quarterfinals.

Bradford Burgess added 10 points as the second-seeded Rams (26-6) won for the 23rd time in their last 26 games. They forced 25 turnovers that turned into 25 points - including 16 points in the second half as their pressure defense helped them escape a 26-all tie at the intermission.

Joel Smith and Quincy Ford led the Huskies (14-17) with 17 points each and Jonathan Lee had 16.

The Rams, who led by as many as 21, started the second half with a 10-2 burst, and later had an 11-0 run that gave them a 64-43 lead.

The Huskies shot 51 percent, but took 12 fewer shots.

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Northeastern Huskies
Q. Ford, F366-104-6110217
R. Spencer, F271-23-54235
J. Smith, G395-134-452417
J. Lee, G376-112-301416
A. Bigby, G253-40-14136
K. Black220-00-02210
D. Pollard72-20-01024
K. Edwards30-10-00010
R. Pierson30-00-01010
M. Banegas-Flores10-20-01000
Totals 23-4513-193282165
 51.1%68.4% 
Virginia Commonwealth Rams
B. Burgess, F264-90-020410
J. Reddic, F263-83-97029
D. Haley, C151-40-08002
T. Daniels, G281-40-00013
D. Theus, G242-51-22335
R. Brandenberg286-114-642219
T. Graham226-91-222316
T. Okereafor143-42-41208
B. Weber140-23-83343
D. Hinton20-10-01000
J. Guest10-00-00000
Totals 26-5714-3132121975
 45.6%45.2% 
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Northeastern0-07-499
Will. & Mary0-06-4112
Elon0-07-5165
J. Madison0-07-5162
Towson0-07-5213
UNC-Wilm.0-05-4111
Charleston0-05-7190
Drexel0-02-8173
Delaware0-00-10344
 
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