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VCU loses, Rams miss shot at the buzzer

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Posted at 10:19 PM, Mar 17, 2012
and last updated 2012-03-17 22:24:33-04

PORTLAND, Ore. (WTVR) – The VCU Rams run through the NCAA tournament is over. The Rams, who lead most of the game and had a five point lead with under 2:30 left in the second half, fell in the round of 32 after Rob Brandenberg’s 3-pt attempt at the buzzer came up short.

“Didn’t necessarily want a 3, just wanted a good shot. It was a good look, but just didn’t go,” said VCU Head Coach Shaka Smart after his team’s loss.

VCU finished the season with a school record 29 wins and CAA tournament champions.

Click here to read the CBS 6 live blog of the game.