Duquesne 31 34 65
Vcu 27 53 80
Date of game: 1/18/2014

Recap: VA Commonwealth vs. Duquesne

Richmond, VA (SportsNetwork.com) - Briante Weber and Melvin Johnson scored 12 points each as the Virginia Commonwealth Rams downed the Duquesne Dukes, 80-65, in an Atlantic 10 Conference tilt at the Siegel Center.

Rob Brandenberg chipped in 11 points for VCU (14-4, 2-1 A-10), which also received 10 points and seven rebounds courtesy of Treveon Graham. Juvonte Reddic nearly posted a double-double with nine points and 10 boards.

Derrick Colter led the Dukes (8-8, 1-3) with 13 points. Jeremiah Jones and Tra'Vaughn White had 10 points each while Dominique McKoy corralled eight boards.

Duquesne took a 31-27 lead into the intermission after it made 38.2 percent of its field goal attempts in the opening 20 minutes of the contest. VCU was limited to 33.3 percent efficiency from the floor and went just 4-of-15 from beyond the arc in the first half.

The Rams took control after the break by connecting on 52.6 percent of their field goal attempts including 8-of-15 from 3-point range. Duquesne was held to 1-of-10 shooting from beyond the arc in the second stanza.

VCU enjoyed a 48-37 edge in the rebounding battle.

Game Notes

Mountain West teams have edge in early bowl matchups

The Mountain West Conference has struggled in bowl games the last two years with a 6-7 record both straight up and against the spread. However, five of those 13 games were against Pac-12 teams.

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