Western Kentucky vs Virginia Commonwealth

VCU 69, W. Kentucky 64

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Rob Brandenberg scored 18 points and Bradford Burgess hit two go-ahead foul shots with 1:07 to go as Virginia Commonwealth avoided an 0-3 trip to the Charleston Classic with a 69-64 victory over Western Kentucky on Sunday.

The Rams (2-2) opened the tournament with losses to Seton Hall and Saint Joseph's, but rallied from 12-points down in the second half to take seventh place. It didn't look that way when Nigel Snipes' 3-pointer gave Western Kentucky (1-4) a 56-44 lead with 8:04 to go.

But last year's Final Four participants rallied back with a 25-8 run to finish the game. Darius Theus had 12 points, including a 3-pointer and a three-point play in the surge.

T.J. Price led the Hilltoppers with 17 points in his first game back from NCAA suspension.

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Scoreboard
Western Kentucky (1-4)333164
Virginia Commonwealth (2-2) «373269

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Western Kentucky Hilltoppers
N. Snipes, F172-50-00035
K. Anyigbo, F120-01-41111
D. Gordon, G324-90-05239
K. Kaspar, G324-72-233313
T. Price, G325-113-541317
T. Akol222-33-52147
G. Fant130-14-43034
K. McDonald130-20-03110
O. Akamune121-22-65124
J. Crook92-20-01004
V. Zollo60-10-01000
Totals 20-4315-2633102364
 46.5%57.7% 
Virginia Commonwealth Rams
B. Burgess, F272-74-620410
H. Houston, F100-10-00030
D. Theus, G355-71-235312
R. Brandenberg, G337-142-323318
B. Weber, G172-43-35017
T. Daniels242-74-442110
D. Haley161-41-34133
T. Graham150-75-66015
J. Reddic152-40-03044
J. Guest60-10-01000
T. Okereafor20-00-00000
Totals 21-5620-2735112369
 37.5%74.1% 
Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Old Dominion6-115-486
Middle Tenn.6-114-522
Western Ky.6-114-643
Marshall5-214-694
UAB4-313-7157
So. Miss4-411-10196
North Texas3-410-10204
UT-San Antonio3-410-10274
FAU3-49-10221
FIU3-49-11287
La. Tech3-512-9155
UTEP2-57-12318
Charlotte1-65-13309
Rice1-64-16330

Colonial Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Will. & Mary6-213-673
Northeastern6-213-781
Charleston5-314-6124
Hofstra5-312-887
Towson4-414-7106
Elon4-412-9131
Delaware4-411-10226
UNC-Wilm.3-56-14275
J. Madison2-66-15288
Drexel1-77-14271
 
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Old Dom 52 Final
Kentucky 62
COPS 70 Final
UConn 87
MS Val St 75 Final
NC 101
USA 39 Final
Florida St 80
Purdue 56 Final
Alabama 65
Ole Miss 66 Final
MU 96