Junior guard Melvin Johnson’s 23 points and sophomore guard Doug Brooks helped VCU eliminate the University of Richmond from the Atlantic 10 quarterfinals. The final score was 70-67, VCU victory.
Senior Treveon Grahams’ 22 points helped VCU defeat Fordham University, 63-57, to advance to the quarterfinal round in the Atlantic 10 tournament.
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VCU overcame a slow start to defeat Winthrop University 92-71 Saturday night to improve to 3-0 on the young season.
The VCU men’s basketball team (2-0) won a close contest at John Paul Jones arena Tuesday night against the University of Virginia Cavaliers by a score of 59-56.