Recap - Virginia Commonwealth Defeats Richmond 81-70

Recap - Virginia Commonwealth Defeats Richmond 81-70

Virginia Commonwealth grabbed an 81-70 win over Richmond on Saturday, behind a 14-point effort from Briante Weber at Siegel Center.

Virginia Commonwealth won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 9-point spread as favorites.

Virginia Commonwealth got 14 points from Melvin Johnson and another 13 points from Treveon Graham. Rob Brandenberg contributed 3 assists, while Juvonte Reddic cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.

Richmond got 31 points from Kendall Anthony in a losing cause and another 21 points from Cedrick Lindsay. Cedrick Lindsay contributed 2 assists for them, while Trey Davis had 9 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Virginia Commonwealth were victorious, as the score was 34-22 at the break.

The rebound battle favored Virginia Commonwealth as they grabbed 36 boards, while Richmond only had 34.