- Feb 9, 2009
VCU (10-5; 3-1 A10) lost it’s first game since Nov. 26 2021 as the Rams traveled to the preseason favorite St. Bonaventure to take on the Bonnies.
The 73-53 loss for the Rams snapped a 7-game win streak.
With 14:45 left in the first half, Jalen Adaway hit a layup for the Bonnies to give them the 9-7 lead.
Over the course of the first half the Rams kept the contest close—at one point pulling within one point after Ace Baldwin found Jalen DeLoach for the dunk.
But, the Bonnies used the final two minutes of the first half to rattle off a 5-0 run and take the 34-28 advantage into the locker room.
The first five minutes of the second half proved to be too much for the Rams to overcome.
St. Bonaventure used a 17-2 run of those 7 minutes to give them all the space they needed to effectively close out the game.
While both teams shot an identical 5-6 from the free throw line in the first half, the Bonnies drastically out paced the Rams in the second half.
In total, 18 of the Bonnies 39...