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No. 22 VCU rolls past Duquesne 90-63

Source : AP
Last Updated: Sun, Jan 20, 2013 02:15 hrs

Rob Brandenberg scored 22 points and No. 22 VCU dominated in winning its 13th consecutive game, 90-63 over Duquesne on Saturday night at Consol Energy Center.

The Rams' Treveon Graham had 17 of his 20 points in the first half, when VCU (16-3, 4-0 Atlantic 10) used a 26-2 run to seize control. It would cruise to extend what is the nation's second-longest active winning streak.

VCU coach Shaka Smart became the second-youngest coach to reach 100 career victories. The 35-year-old needed 131 games, 30th-fewest in NCAA history. Only 11 other coaches reached 100 wins in their first four seasons, including Butler's Brad Stevens. He was 34 when he won his 100th game.

Derrick Colter had 15 points to lead the Dukes (7-11, 0-4), who have lost six straight.




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