Puerto Rico Tip-off - Virginia Commonwealth vs Long Beach State Final: 73-67 - Recap
Virginia Commonwealth got 19 points from Rob Brandenberg as they ran past Long Beach State 73-67 on Friday at Coliseo Roberto Clemente.
Virginia Commonwealth did not, however, defeat Long Beach State against the spread, which closed at 18.5 at most sportsbooks.
Juvonte Reddic had 17 points for Virginia Commonwealth and Briante Weber chipped in with 15 points. Briante Weber had 4 assists for them, while Juvonte Reddic was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.
Long Beach State got a 19-point performance from Branford Jones, who was supported by 15 points from Mike Caffey. Mike Caffey had 4 assists in a losing cause for Long Beach State, while David Samuels grabbed 9 rebounds.
Virginia Commonwealth trailed at halftime, 36-35.
Virginia Commonwealth won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 35-33.