Score: VCU 56, Rhode Island 65
Recap: VCU looked to get revenge after URI bounced them early in the Atlantic 10 Tournament last March but it did not work out for the black and gold. Rhode Island led the entire way. Both teams had 3 players score in double digits. Junior Marcus Santos-Silva and Senior Marcus Evans both led the rams with 11.
- URI turned the ball over 15 times to VCU’s 14.
- Marcus Santos-Silva scored 11 points and collected 14 rebounds and was named A10 co-player of the week.
- VCU shot 31% from the field, connecting on 21 of 67 shots.
- The Rams’ bench outscored URI’s 15-9.
- VCU grabbed 40 rebounds to URI’s 43.
- The Rams shot 21% from behind the arc. They hit 6 of their 28 three point shots.
- Tonight’s game marked the 145th consecutive sellout at the Siegel Center for the Rams.
Next Game: VCU will travel to Ohio to play Dayton on Tuesday, January 14th at 8pm. The game will be televised on CBS Sports Network.