The last time VCU started the season 16-3 was 2006.
The win over Duquesne extended the Virginia Commonwealth winning streak to 13 games.
VCU beat the spread by 11.5 points. That makes the 6th time this season the Rams have beaten the spread.
This was the 8th blowout win this season (a win by 20 or more points). Over the past 5 seasons, VCU has been on the winning end of 30 blowout games.
The Rams have won 100% of the time this season (7-0) after recording 90 or more total points.
Virginia Commonwealth has won 100% of the time this season (6-0) when its field goal percentage has been 50.0% or better.
Virginia Commonwealth has won 82% of the time this season (9-2) after committing 12 or fewer turnovers.
VCU has won 100% of the time this season (6-0) when opponents record 29 or fewer rebounds.
VCU has won 85% of the time this season (11-2) after holding an opponent to under 36.8% three-point percentage.
This season Virginia Commonwealth has won 75% of the time (6-2) when Juvonte Reddic has 16 points or more, 100% of the time (8-0) when Melvin Johnson has 4 field goals made or more, and 100% of the time (8-0) when Darius Theus has 4 steals or more.
The Rams have recorded more steals than their opponents for the past 10 games.
Virginia Commonwealth has turned the ball over less than their opponents for the past 14 games.
The top two scorers (Rob Brandenberg and Treveon Graham) accounted for 46.6% of the points.
Juvonte Reddic has led the team in rebounding in 14 out of 19 games this season.
This marks the 4th 20-point game of Rob Brandenberg's career.
Rob Brandenberg had a career high with 5 three-pointers.
This marks the 5th 20-point game of Treveon Graham's career.
Treveon Graham has 12 straight double-digit point games.
Treveon Graham had a career high with 5 three-pointers.
Duquesne Game Notes:
Duquesne lost and did not cover the spread.
This was the 3rd blowout loss this season (a loss by 20 or more points). Over the past 5 seasons, Duquesne has been on the losing end of 13 blowout games.
This loss extended the Dukes losing streak to 6 games.
The top two scorers (Derrick Colter and Quevyn Winters) accounted for 42.8% of the points.
The bench recorded more points (32) than the starters (31).
Derrick Colter has led the team in scoring 7 times in 18 games this season.
Kadeem Pantophlet has led the team in rebounding 6 times in 18 games this season.
Derrick Colter has 10 straight double-digit point games.
Sean Johnson has 8 straight double-digit point games.