- Feb 12, 2009
VCU’s cold play from earlier in the week continued as the Rams suffered yet another ugly loss, this time falling at Richmond, 77-59.
The Spiders hit their first double-digit lead just over 10 minutes into the game and never looked back, locking VCU down defensively while shooting 50% from the field including a blistering 11-22 from three.
The Rams were without staring point guard, Marcus Evans and failed to get anything going all night in the loss. The black and gold connected on just 34.3% of their attempts including a brutal 19% from long range.
Marcus Santos-Silva led VCU with 14 points and 12 rebounds in the loss. He was 6-11 from the field.
Senior Issac Vann was VCU only other double-digit scorer at 10 points, but after a hot start finished just 4-13 from the field.
Bones Hyland got the start via the injury to Evans. The usually dependable freshman went 1-6 from the field and had no assists to four turnovers. He was joined in the starting lineup by Vince Williams, the...