La Salle Falls To VCU In 2OT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Treveon Graham had 34 points and 12 rebounds and Juvonte Reddic added 25 and 15 to lead Virginia Commonwealth past La Salle 97-89 in double overtime on Saturday.

With 2:40 to go in the second overtime, Rob Brandenburg made a 3-pointer that gave VCU the lead for good at 85-82. The Rams forced a 10-second backcourt violation and ran the shot clock down before Brandenburg made another 3 to extend the lead to 88-82.

Reddic’s dunk with 59 seconds left punctuated VCU’s 10-2 run at 92-84.

Graham also forced the first overtime by scoring the final six points of regulation. Graham’s 34 points were a career high and the most scored at VCU (16-4, 4-1 Atlantic 10) during Shaka Smart’s tenure.

La Salle (11-8, 3-2) nearly had the game wrapped up with a 73-67 lead and 1:15 left in the second half. Tyrone Garland led the Explorers with 30 points.

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