- Feb 9, 2009
Ace Baldwin Jr had a chance to tie the game as the final seconds ticked off the clock, but his three point attempt hit the rim just short.
The 61-58 loss to St. Bonaventure snapped a 6-game win streak for the Rams (16-6; 7-2 A10).
Baldwin finished the night with a team-high 15 points and 6 assists.
The first half was a physical contest that saw the Rams take 23-18 lead into the half.
A layup from Brandon Johns Jr at the 19:05 mark of the second half would give VCU their largest lead of the night at 9 points.
Johns would have a team-high 7 rebounds to go with his 7 points on the night.
The Bonnies clawed back and over the next 16 minutes the two teams would trade the lead 5 times—including two ties.
At the 3:26 mark in the second half, the Bonnies broke a 53-53 tie, and took the lead for the final time.
The Rams hot shooting over the last three games seemed to have cooled as they made just 2 of their 16 attempts from beyond the arc (13%), and only 10 of their 18 free throw attempts...