VCU 87, N.C.-Wilmington 64

Bradford Burgess scored 22 points and Virginia Commonwealth

cruised to an 87-64 win over North Carolina-Wilmington in the

Colonial Athletic Association opener for both teams.

The Rams (7-3) won their fourth straight game and have allowed

an average of 55 points during the streak. It was the ninth win in

the past 10 games in the series for Virginia Commonwealth.

Juvonte Reddic added 16 points while Treveon Graham and Troy

Daniels each had 15 points for the Rams, who shot 46.5 percent (33

of 71) after entering the game averaging less than 40 percent

shooting.

The Rams forced 28 turnovers and Darius Theus had seven of their

20 steals.

Keith Rendleman notched his third straight double-double with 12

points and 12 rebounds to lead the Seahawks (2-7), who had a

two-game winning streak snapped. K.K. Simmons chipped in with 11

points for the Seahawks.