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VCU (9-4; 2-0 A10) extended their winning streak to six-in-row after taking their defense on tour to Philadelphia to rattle the Explorers of La Salle, 65-66.
The home squad Explorers were without their leading scoring, Josh Nickelberry (11.9 ppg), as well as their leading assist maker, Jhamir Brickus (9.5 ppg/2.8 apg).
The Rams welcomed back freshmen, Jayden Nunn and Jimmy Nichols, Jr., after missing several games for health protocols.
Overall, 10 Rams took the floor in action tonight—with everyone who saw action scoring at least one field goal.
VCU’s bench outscored the bench of La Salle, 35-23, which included a team-high 17 points from Marcus Tsohonis on 5-6 shooting from range.
For a Rams team that has had to rely on their defense more than their hot shooting this season, the VCU managed to score their highest total of the season behind 42% team-shooting from distance.
Vince Williams and Nunn were the only other Rams to hit triples—with both draining a pair.
Williams ended the...

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