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La Salle and VCU advance in the Atlantic 10 Tournament (VIDEO)

Atlantic 10 Basketball Tournament - VCU v Fordham

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 12: Treveon Graham #21 of the Virginia Commonwealth Rams drives to the nets against Jon Severe #10 of the Fordham Rams during the Second Round of the Atlantic 10 Basketball Tournament at Barclays Center on March 12, 2015 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

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The Atlantic 10 second round kicked off of Thursday as La Salle took care of UMass and VCU escaped with a win over Fordham.

Khalid Lewis made a key 3-pointer with 1:28 left and Jordan Price had 28 points to take the Explorers to the quarterfinals. La Salle was swept by UMass during the regular season but avenged both losses by advancing to face No. 1 seed Davidson in the quarterfinals.

VCU only shot 30 percent from the field but were able to get past Fordham thanks in-part to 20 offensive rebounds. Eight of those offensive boards came from Treveon Graham, who had 22 points and nine rebounds overall. The No. 5 seed Rams now advance to face crosstown rival Richmond, who swept them in the regular season.