Video: Rams fight off Mean Green, beat North Texas 59-56 [INSIDER]

Score: VCU 59, North Texas 56

Recap: VCU went on a 20-0 run in the first half but North Texas gave the Rams a run for their money but the black and gold persisted in the 59-56 win.


  • Senior Marcus Evans leads all Rams in scoring with 13 points.  Senior De’Riante Jenkins was next up with 12 points and grabbed 5 rebounds.
  • North Texas and VCU both had 18 turnovers. VCU shot 17-46 from the field.  North Texas shot 21-52 on the night.
  • Both teams collected 31 rebounds.
  • North Texas outscored VCU in the paint 26-10.
  • The Rams extended their sellout streak to 136 with tonights game.
  • Kel Simms hit a pair of crucial 3 pointers with less than 2 minutes remaining to seal the win.

Next Game: VCU will host Louisiana State University on Wednesday, November 13th.  Tip off is at 6pm and the game will air on ESPN2.

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Michael Hagan is a '04 VCU Graduate (Mass Comm) and a lifelong Richmonder. He also is a full time commercial & video producer. His favorite VCU ...