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VCU avenges earlier loss, tops Saint Louis

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) -

 

Treveon Graham had 17 points and eight rebounds, and Virginia Commonwealth added a quality win to its NCAA tournament resume by beating No. 10 Saint Louis 67-56 on Saturday night. It marks the Billikins' first road loss of the season.

Briante Weber added 13 points and four steals for the Rams (22-7, 10-4 Atlantic 10), who handed Saint Louis its second consecutive defeat following a school-record, 19-game winning streak. The Billikens were upset at home Thursday night by Duquesne, a 14-point underdog.

Jordair Jett led Saint Louis (25-4, 12-2) with 18 points. Austin McBroom had 11 points off the bench and Rob Loe grabbed nine rebounds but turned the ball over six times.

Leading scorer Dwayne Evans had just four points on 2-of-11 shooting after scoring 21 when the Billikens beat VCU 64-62 on Feb. 15 in St. Louis.

 

VCU travels to Richmond Thursday for a 9:00pm showdown at the Robins Center with the Spiders.

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