NCAA Game Summary - Fordham at Virginia Commonwealth
(Wednesday, January 29th)
Final Score: Virginia Commonwealth 76, Fordham 60
Richmond, VA (SportsNetwork.com) - Melvin Johnson netted a team-high 13 points
to help the Virginia Commonwealth Rams to a 76-60 win over the Fordham Rams in
an Atlantic 10 Conference matchup at the Siegel Center.
VCU (17-4, 5-1 A-10) also received 11 points courtesy of JaQuan Lewis. Juvonte
Reddic recorded a double-double with 10 points and 10 boards while Rob
Brandenberg, Jordan Burgess and Treveon Graham scored nine points apiece.
Mandell Thomas paced Fordham (8-12, 1-6) with 25 points on 9-of-16 shooting
from the floor.
VCU dominated the opening period with the help of a 13-of-16 performance at
the free-throw line. Fordham trailed, 40-23, at the intermission after it was
limited to 33.3 percent efficiency from the field in the first half.
The visitors played much better after the break as they knocked down 40.6
percent of their field goal attempts including 5-of-12 from behind the 3-point
line. VCU shot just 31.6 percent from the floor but converted 10-of-11 tries
at the charity stripe in the second half to stay in front.
VCU enjoyed a 46-40 edge in the rebounding battle and scored 21 points off of
Fordham's 18 turnovers.
01/29 21:37:32 ET
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