Belmont 65
Vcu 75
Date of game: 12/1/2012

Recap: VA Commonwealth vs. Belmont

Richmond, VA(Sports Network) - Treveon Graham finished with 19 points, eight rebounds, and three steals as the Virginia Commonwealth Rams held off the Belmont Bruins for a 75-65 victory in a non-conference tilt at the Siegel Center.

Juvonte Reddic added 17 points and nine boards for VCU (5-3), which picked up its second win in a row. Rob Brandenberg chipped in 14 points and Melvin Johnson scored 11 off the bench.

Belmont (5-2) was unable to stay undefeated in road games despite Ian Clark making all 10 of his field goal attempts including three from beyond the arc for a game-high 24 points. Kerron Johnson tallied 11 points and six assists in the loss.

VCU was trailing 15-14 with just over 11 minutes to play in the first half, but it generated a 25-3 run to help build a 39-21 lead heading into the break. The Bruins committed 17 turnovers in the opening frame and they also trailed in the rebounding battle, 20-12.

Belmont played much better after halftime, as it connected on 58.1 percent of its field goals including 6-of-11 from beyond the arc. The Rams stayed in front despite making only 4-of-8 attempts at the free throw line in the final 20 minutes of action. The Bruins attempted to rally back multiple times in the second half, but they could get no closer than five points.

Although Belmont shot 54 percent from the field and limited VCU to 46.7 percent shooting, the Rams managed to win by outscoring the visitors 15-4 at the foul line.

Game Notes

Marshall - The class of Conference USA

Conference USA has added two new teams this season (Old Dominion and Western Ky) and lost three (Tulsa, East Carolina and Tulane) but it is really a one team league. And that team is Marshall.

Panthers' Wharton to announce retirement

Offensive lineman Travelle Wharton will announce his retirement in a press conference at Carolina Panthers training camp on Tuesday.

Yankees recall Almonte, DFA Francis

Before Monday's game against the Texas Rangers, the New York Yankees recalled outfielder Zoilo Almonte from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and designated pitcher Jeff Francis for assignment.

Latest Sports Photos
Latest Sports Photos
0 Votes
a skydiver was injured when attempting to land in a pre game show at the Lookouts opening game on 4/3/2014

0 Votes
SEC Champions Alabama created by artist Ben Teeter S/N C.O.A. available for the dedicated Alabama fan!

1 Vote
first catch of the season looks like a good year

0 Votes
Gina McLeroy Spring City, TN

0 Votes
Our Son Brandon McLeroy MTSU Football 2011 Gina McLeroy Spring City TN

1 Vote
this is James Howard telling Gracie what to do.

0 Votes
Riverbend fun!

0 Votes
I nees a four letter word for the outside layer of a tree.

0 Votes
Cameron is a rising athlete. He has a God given talent for the game of football. This picture is of him stopping the ball carrier in our game in the ...

1 Vote
Our Lookout Valley 9/10 year old team went to a tournament in Knoxville called The Battle of the Rocky Top. They went throught the tournament undefeated and won the championship ...
Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.