Aldridge, Grady lead Davidson past VCU 74-63
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Peyton Aldridge had 23 points and 11 rebounds for his second double-double, Kellan Grady scored 19 points and Davidson pulled away from VCU for a 74-63 win Wednesday night.
KiShawn Pritchett, with four 3-pointers, and Jon Axel Gudmundsson both had 12 points for the Wildcats (14-10, 9-4 Atlantic 10 Conference). Aldridge has reached double figures in 33 straight games and Grady is Davidson’s top scoring freshman (16 ppg) since Stephen Curry averaged 21.5 in 2006-07.
Davidson scored the last five points of the first half to take a 28-24 lead. Using a 16-5 run to start the second half, the Wildcats upped the advantage to 12 with 12 minutes to play. The lead stayed in double figures until the final minute. Davidson scored its last 11 points from the foul line.
Justin Tillman had 22 points for the Rams (15-11, 7-6) and De’Riante Jenkins added 19.