VSU loses in 2nd round of NCAA Tournament

Posted at 12:20 AM, Mar 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-12 00:20:20-04

Ettrick, VA - Virginia State's historic season ended Sunday as they fell to Shippensburg 77-58 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

The Trojans were led by Richard Grandberry's 16 points, as he played his final game in a VSU uniform.  Trey Brown added 12 on 4-9 shooting.  Virginia State shot just 36.8% from the field and was only 2-18 from three-point land.

Shippensburg had four players in double figures led by Justin Mccarthur's 21 points as he hit five 3's in the win.  The Falcons shot over 52% from the field and they out-rebounded VSU 33-24.

VSU finished the season 25-5, the most wins ever in school history and won a NCAA tournament game for the first time in three years.