VCU vs. Michigan: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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VCU vs. Michigan: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
VCU 53
(27-9, 8-3 away)
(10) Michigan 78
(28-7, 17-1 home)
Venue: The Palace of Auburn Hills
12:15PM ET / 9:15AM PT, March 23, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
VCU 23 30 53
Michigan 38 40 78
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
VCU J Reddic 16 T Daniels 4 D Theus 3
Michigan M McGary 21 M McGary 14 T Burke 7

No. 5-seeded Virginia Commonwealth was blown out by No. 4-seeded Michigan 78-53 in the third round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday, Mar. 23. The Rams were paced by Juvonte Reddic, who got a team-high 16 points and three rebounds. Treveon Graham had 11 points and added two rebounds. Mitch McGary registered a double-double for the Wolverines on a season-high 21 points and 14 rebounds. Virginia Commonwealth closes out the season with a 27-9 record. The Rams got to the NCAA Tournament as an at-large team after falling to Saint Louis 62-56 in the A-10 Tournament. In the regular season, they finished first in the A-10 with a 12-4 record in conference play. Virginia Commonwealth defeated No. 12-seeded Akron 88-42 in the second round.

Virginia Commonwealth Game Notes

  • The last time VCU started the season 27-9 was 2009.
  • Prior to this game, VCU played 15 Top 25 opponents in the last five seasons with a record of 6-9.
  • Virginia Commonwealth has lost 100 percent of the time this season (0-4) after recording six or fewer assists.
  • When the opposition commits 12 or fewer turnovers this season, Virginia Commonwealth has lost 100 percent of the time (0-3).
  • Virginia Commonwealth has recorded fewer free throws made than their opponents for the past six games.
  • Juvonte Reddic accounted for 30.1 percent of the team's points.
  • Juvonte Reddic has led the team in scoring in 11 out of 36 games this season.
  • Juvonte Reddic has four straight double-digit point games.

Michigan Game Notes

  • Mitch McGary recorded a team season high in rebounds with 14.
  • The top two scorers (Mitch McGary and Trey Burke) accounted for 50.0 percent of the points.
  • Mitch McGary accounted for 34.1 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Mitch McGary has led the team in rebounding 13 times in 35 games this season.
  • Tim Hardaway Jr has six straight double-digit point games.
  • This marks the first 20-point game of Mitch McGary's career.
  • Mitch McGary recorded a double-double. It was the third of his career.
VCU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
BJuvonte Reddic241631113
C+Treveon Graham351120202
C+Troy Daniels30741210
CBriante Weber25810200
CRob Brandenberg26721102
D+Darius Theus17213003
D+Melvin Johnson21220101
-David Hinton8020000
-Jarred Guest10020000
-Justin Tuoyo3010000
MICH PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Mitch McGary3421141102
A+G. Robinson III331492200
ATrey Burke371827207
ATim Hardaway Jr361423101
BNik Stauskas31831100
C+Spike Albrecht14312001
C-Jon Horford5021001
-Caris LeVert4010000

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