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Jones scores 22 points as Richmond beats No. 22 VCU in 2OT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Terry Allen had a key block and two free throws in the closing seconds of the second overtime to help Richmond beat No. 22 Virginia Commonwealth 67-63 on Wednesday night.

ShawnDre’ Jones scored 22 points and Allen had 16 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Spiders (16-12, 9-6 Atlantic 10). Kendall Anthony added 13 points and T.J. Cline had 11, including a tying layup with 2 seconds left in the first overtime.

Treveon Graham had 25 points and 10 rebounds to lead VCU (21-7, 11-4), and JeQuan Lewis added 15 points.

Graham made a long 3-pointer from in front of the Rams’ bench to tie the score at 52 at the end of regulation.

Cline matched Graham at the end of overtime as he took an inbounds pass from Trey Davis and made the layup after Jones intentionally missed the second of two free throws to pull Richmond to 58-56.

With VCU trailing 65-63, Graham had a chance to send it to a third overtime but had his layup blocked from behind by Allen.

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