After struggling early the tide seemed to be turning for the Rams as a Larry Sanders dunk tied the score at 37. From that point on the Huskies of Northeastern kept VCU at a comfortable distance and finished with a 74-62 win.
VCU had won four straight heading into today’s rematch in Boston, but in a game when nothing seemed to go the Rams way, the black and gold could not seem to get over the hump as Northeastern controled the game’s tempo on the way to their 11th straight victory.
Larry Sanders lead VCU with 22 points and was the only Ram to score in double digits. Sanders lead all players with 10 rebounds and notched his 5th double double of the season.
Joey Rodriguez and Bradford Burgess added 9 points each but shot a combined 7-22 (Rodriguez was 3-13).
Nkem Ojougboh lead a balanced Husky attack with 18 points.
Four Huskies found double digits as Northeastern hit just over 58% of it’s shots.
The Rams (13-5, 5-4) drop to 6th place in the CAA heading into a 7:30 wednesday home matchup against the Tigers of Towson.