Late run lifts Davidson past VCU
Davidson (12-4, 3-0 Atlantic 10) used a 14-0 run in the closing moments to secure the win. VCU (11-5, 2-1 A-10) led 55-48 with 4:10 remaining, but Grady hit a 3-pointer at the 3:52 mark to spark the Wildcats.
Moments later, KiShawn Pritchett buried a trey from the corner to tie the game at 55-all with 2:29 left. On the ensuing possession, Brajovic scored on a baby hook for the go-ahead bucket with 1:39 on the clock.
Davidson’s Luke Frampton added a dagger 3-pointer a short time later to provide the Wildcats with a five-point cushion.
Evans connected on 6-of-13 from the floor and did not commit a turnover for VCU.
Junior guard De’Riante Jenkins provided 10 points and four rebounds for the Rams, while sophomore forward Marcus Santos-Silva added five points, six rebounds and a blocked shot.
Grady paced the Davidson attack with a game-high 21 points. Luka Brajovic added 14 points, seven rebounds and five assists.