Video: VCU wins season opener against St. Francis, 72-58 [INSIDER]

Score: VCU 72, St. Francis (PA.) 58
Recap: VCU forced 19 turnovers as the Rams claimed their first win of the 2019-20 season against the Red Flames of St. Francis (PA.).

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<li class="li1">VCU entered tonights game as the #25 team in the AP poll; #26 in the USA Today/Coaches poll.</li>
<li class="li1">The Rams extended their sellout streak to 135 with tonights game.</li>
<li class="li1">Marcus Santos-Silva recorded his 7th career double-double on with 21 points and 18 rebounds. He led both teams in scoring and rebounding on the night.</li>
<li class="li1">De’Riante Jenkins with 16 points on 6-10 shooting for 60%. The senior guard also added 4 rebounds.</li>
<li class="li1">VCU shot 49% percent (27-55) from the floor in tonights game.</li>
<li class="li1">The Rams took advantage of the size difference down low and scoring 42 points in the paint.</li>
<li class="li1">Senior point guard, Marcus Evans, tallied 12 points on 5 of 10 shooting. He also led the Rams with 4 assists.</li>
Next Game: VCU will host North Texas on Friday, Nov. 8th. That game is set to tip-off at 7pm EST.

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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.
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