- Feb 9, 2009
Just two days after being named the A10 Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year, Ace Baldwin Jr led the VCU Rams to a 71-53 Quarterfinal victory over the Davidson Wildcats.
Baldwin finished the night with 11 points and a game-high 6 assists.
The Rams shot a very efficient 57% from the floor while limiting the Wildcats to just 37% overall and 25% from distance.
Foster Loyer connected on the Wildcats first three pointer at the 17:39 mark of the second half. Davidson only managed to make three over their 12 attempts.
Much of that is credited to a Rams defense that is ranked at #22 nationally.
VCU tallied 10 blocks on the night, including 4 from Jalen DeLoach.
The Wildcats also turned the ball over 12 times on the night leading to 14 points for the Rams.
The VCU bench outscored the Davidson bench 30-12 including 11 points from three point specialist, David Shriver.
Jamir Watkins also added 11 points on 4 of 5 shooting for VCU’s bench. Watkins also grabbed 6 rebounds and...