Fordham 33 32 65
Vcu 38 43 81
Date of game: 2/2/2013

Recap: VA Commonwealth vs. Fordham

Richmond, VA (Sports Network) - Troy Daniels netted 29 points to lead the Virginia Commonwealth Rams to an 81-65 win over the Fordham Rams in an Atlantic 10 bout at the Siegel Center.

Juvonte Reddic registered a double-double for VCU (18-5, 6-2 A-10) with 11 points and 10 rebounds while Treveon Graham scored 15 points and grabbed eight boards.

Bryan Smith led Fordham (6-16, 2-5) with 17 points as the visiting Rams lost in the first-ever meeting between the two schools. Mandell Thomas added 16 points and nine rebounds and Jermaine Myers added 11 points off the bench.

VCU struggled to find the range in the first half, connecting on just 28.2 percent of its shots. However, it corralled nine offensive rebounds in the opening period and forced 11 Fordham turnovers. VCU led 38-33 at the break.

The hosting Rams scored the first seven points of the second half and built their lead to as many as 24 points due in large part to a Daniels' sequence where he hit three consecutive triples.

Fordham lost despite holding VCU to 34.3 percent shooting for the game.

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