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By The Sports Xchange November 16, 2013 9:50 PM
RICHMOND, Va. -- Six players reached double figures, led by Briante Weber with 16 points, and Virginia Commonwealth rolled past Winthrop, 92-71, at the Siegel Center on Saturday night. Treveon Graham had 13 points, while Juvonte Reddic, JeQuan Lewis and Rob Brandenberg each scored 11, and Alie-Cox chipped in with 10 for the Fams. It marks the third-straight year that Virginia Commonwealth has started its season 3-0. Winthrop, which fell to 2-1, was led by Andre Smith's 14 points. Virginia Commonwealth, which forced Winthrop into 25 turnovers, took a 45-41 lead into halftime. Reddic led the Rams with 10 points at the half on perfect shooting, making 3-of-3 from the floor and both of his free throws. There were four lead changed within the first four minutes of the game before Reddic's 3-pointer made it 13-11 with 16:42 left in the half, and the Rams never trailed again. Two free throws by Briante Weber provided the Rams with their largest lead of the half, 32-24. Winthrop's last lead was 11-10 on a 3-pointer by Joab Jerome with 16:53 left in the half.