- Feb 9, 2009
Continue reading...Once again, #21 VCU (5-0), took advantage of their opponents inability to take care of the ball as the Rams cruised to victory over the Eagles of Florida Gulf Coast, 78-48.
Overall FGCU turned the ball over 27 times; leading to 37 points for the Rams.
VCU came into the game forcing their opponents into an average of 21 turnovers per game.
Marcus Evans had all 16 of his game-high points come in the first half as the Rams took a 43-16 lead into the locker room.
The Rams started out cold going 0 for their first 8 shots, and didn’t hit their first field goal until nearly 5 minutes into the game when Issac Vann (4pts/3ast) scored a layup on a fastbreak.
VCU would go on to open the game on 16-2 run over the first 8 minutes of play.
The Eagles constantly ran into pressure on the offensive end on virtually every possession and were only able to convert 6 field goals in the first half.
VCU however closed the first half on a 17-0 run.
FGCU used a 13-1 run in the second half to get within 21...