7:15 PM ET, March 15, 2012
Moda Center, Portland, Oregon
Bradford Burgess' late 3-pointer lifts 12-seed VCU to upset of Wichita State
PORTLAND, Ore. -- Shaka Smart and Co. pulled off the first major surprise of the NCAA tournament.Yup, VCU is back again.Bradford Burgess hit a key 3-pointer with 1:33 left and the 12th-seeded Rams held off Wichita State 62-59 on Thursday night.
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Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||25-59 (.424)||24-62 (.387)|
|3P Made-Attempted||6-23 (.261)||5-16 (.313)|
|FT Made-Attempted||6-9 (.667)||6-10 (.600)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||12 (0/0)||12 (0/0)|
|» Mar 15, 2012||VCU 62, @WICH 59||Recap|
VCU now has 7 wins as an 11 seed or worse since the field expanded to 64 teams in 1985. That is the most such wins of any team in that span, one more than Richmond.
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