Brooklyn, NY (Sports Network) - Treveon Graham scored 17 points to lead five
VCU players in double figures as the No. 25 Rams posted an 82-79 victory over
St. Joseph's in an Atlantic 10 Tournament quarterfinal at the Barclays Center.
Troy Daniels accounted for four of the Rams' 11 makes from 3-point range as
part of a 14-point effort, with Rob Brandenberg adding 13 and Darius Theus
contributing 12 on 5-for-5 shooting to a balanced attack that enabled VCU
(25-7) to prevail in its first-ever A-10 Tournament outing following a 17-year
tenure in the Colonial Athletic Association.
The second-seeded Rams earned a matchup with either Temple or Massachusetts in
Saturday's second semifinal.
Carl Jones poured in a game-high 29 points and Langston Galloway finished with
25 for 10th-seeded St. Joseph's (18-13), which had reached the quarters with a
58-57 edging of Xavier in Thursday's first round.
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