NCAA Game Summary - New Hampshire at Virginia Commonwealth
(Thursday, December 30th)
Final Score: Virginia Commonwealth 78, New Hampshire 65
Richmond, VA (Sports Network) - Bradford Burgess scored 24 points and pulled down eight rebounds as the Virginia Commonwealth Rams downed the New Hampshire Wildcats 78-65 in the championship game of the VCU Christmas Tournament at Verizon Wireless Arena.
Brandon Rozzell scored 23 points for the Rams (9-4) who are a perfect 6-0 on their home court this season. Joey Rodriguez dealt out eight assists.
Chandler Rhoads scored 15 points for the Wildcats (6-6) who have won four of their last five games. DeAndray Buckley and Ferg Myrick scored 11 points each, while Tyrone Conley finished with 10.
The Rams pulled away to a 43-26 halftime lead.
New Hampshire drew closer in the second half, but never seriously threatened.
The Rams shot 41.9 percent from the floor for the game. They prevailed despite going just 15-of-27 from the foul line.
12/30 22:46:24 ET