VCU 59 at Virginia 56

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Graham lifts No. 14 VCU past No. 25 UVA, 59-56
HANK KURZ Jr. (AP Sports Writer) Wednesday, Nov 13, 2013

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP)—Treveon Graham scored 22 points, including a tie-breaking 3-pointer with 1.1 seconds to play, and No. 14 VCU beat No. 25 Virginia 59-56 on Tuesday night in front a sellout crowd at John Paul Jones Arena.

The Rams (2-0) trailed for almost all of the final 10 minutes until Graham’s steal and baseline jumper gave them a 56-55 lead with 1:18 left.

Malcolm Brogdon then hit just the second of two free throws with 9.7 seconds left for the Cavaliers (1-1), tying the game before the Rams called time out and set up the final play.

Rob Brandenburg brought the ball up, went around a screen and fired a pass back to Graham, who shot from the left side of the arc and swished it through for just the sixth 3-pointer of the game.

Joe Harris led Virginia with 18 points.

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 VCU
Treveon Graham Treveon Graham
8-15,  22 Pts
3 Rebs, 1 Assists
 Virginia
Joe Harris Joe Harris
7-12,  18 Pts
5 Rebs, 2 Assists

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