VCU battered by red-hot shooting of Dayton, 106-79
VCU (11-7, 3-2) ran into a absolutely red-hot shooting team in Dayton. The Flyers set a program record with 66 points in the first half alone—they averaged 70 points per game coming into tonights contest.
Dayton shot 24-35 (69%) from the floor in the first half.
Insult-to-injury, the Flyers shot a ridiculous 12-18 from three-point range for 67%.
Dayton also finished the night with a program record of three-pointers made with ___.
VCU was able to shoot a normally respectable 47% from the floor in the first half. Including a 5-13 from long range.
Darrell Davis led the Flyers into a 66-41 first half lead shooting a perfect 7-7 from the floor, 3-3 from deep, and 4-4 from the free throw line for 21 points.
One of the lone bright spots for VCU, senior Justin Tillman notched his 7th straight double-double. His ___ points to go along with ___ rebounds were both team-high performances for the Rams.
Jonathan Williams used two late game free throws to raise his total on the night to 11 points. He also finished with 6 assists.
De’Riante Jenkins was the only other Ram to crack into the double digit scoring column with 11 points.
Dayton ended the night with 34 assists on 39 made shots.
The Flyers also ran out 25 fast-break points.
VCU finished with 17 assists on 29 made shots and scored 14 fast-break points.
VCU will return to action Wednesday, January 17 as the host cross-town rival, University of Richmond Spiders. That game will tip-of at 7pm and is scheduled to be broadcast on Facebook Live.