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NCAA Game Summary - Virginia Commonwealth vs. Boston College



(Saturday, December 28th)

Final Score: Virginia Commonwealth 69, Boston College 50

Brooklyn, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Led by 14 points from Juvonte Reddic, the Virginia Commonwealth Rams downed the Boston College Eagles, 69-50, in the Brooklyn Hoops Winter Festival at the Barclays Center.

For the Rams (11-3), Rob Brandenberg and Treveon Graham each added 13 points and Melvin Johnson scored 12.

Oliver Hanlan led the Eagles (4-9) with 17 points and Ryan Anderson chipped in with 13 points.

Despite shooting just 28.6 percent from the field and 3-of-15 from beyond the arc in the opening period, the Rams took a 22-17 lead into halftime. They held BC to just 35 percent shooting as the Eagles missed all six of their 3-point tries in the first half.

After intermission, VCU found its shooting touch, connecting on 51.4 percent of its field goal tries. BC improved to 41.7 percent but still had difficulty from long-range, making only 3-of-12 from 3-point territory in the second. The Rams opened the second half with an 11-4 run to push their advantage to double-digits. They eventually led by as many as 27, as they coasted to the easy road win, their seventh victory in their last eight games.

The Rams forced 23 Eagles' turnovers and converted them into 22 points. VCU had the edge on points in the paint, outscoring BC 34-28 down low.

12/28 22:54:02 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
CHA 91
CHI 86
17th
DUR 6
NOR 8
 
Final
CIN 4
PIT 0
Final
BAL 3
TAM 0
Final
NYY 3
CHC 0
Final
MIL 5
STL 1
Final
ARI 2
NYM 5
Final
PHI 0
ATL 1
Final
NYY 2
CHC 0
 
9th
DET 2
CLE 3
 
Final
MIA 3
WAS 6
8th
TEX 0
SEA 2
 
6th
CWS 1
BOS 1
 
7th
HOU 4
KAN 2
 
8:10pm Tonight
MIN 0
TOR 0
1st
ANA 0
OAK 0
 
1st
SDP 0
COL 0
 
1st
SFG 0
LOS 0
 
Final
CHA 91
CHI 86
Final
ORL 86
IND 101
Final
MIL 103
ATL 111
 
Final
CLE 114
BRK 85
 
4th
MEM 84
DAL 86
 
4th
OKC 104
DET 109
 
Final
NOP 105
HOU 100
 
Final
SAN 100
LAL 113
 
4th
MIA 82
PHI 93
 
4th
NYK 90
TOR 90
 
4th
MIN 107
UTA 107
 
Final
BOS 102
WAS 118
 
10:30pm Tonight
DEN
GSW
10:30pm Tonight
POR
LAC
10:30pm Tonight
SAC
PHO
1st OT
TAM 4
MON 4
 
Final
PIT 4
CLB 3
 
1st
ANA 0
DAL 0
 
17th
DUR 6
NOR 8