VCU gets back on track with 84-77 win at George Washington
Hyland scored in double figures for the 12th time in 13 games with Wednesday’s effort. He was 5-of-13 from the field with a pair of three-pointers. The Wilmington, Del. native also tied a career-high with six steals and grabbed four rebounds.
Sophomore forward Hason Ward added a career-high 11 points, five rebounds and four blocks for the Rams, while junior forward Vince Williams supplied 10 of his 12 points after the break for VCU (10-3, 3-1 A-10).
James Bishop led all players with 24 points for George Washington (3-8, 2-2 A-10).
The Rams opened the second half with an 11-4 burst, punctuated by a three-pointer from Hyland from the right corner – the 100th of his career – to take a 52-39 lead with 16:26 remaining.
VCU would push the lead to as much as 17 before the Colonials staged a late rally to trim the final margin to single digits
VCU is scheduled for a 10-day break, following the postponement of Saturday’s game at Richmond. The Rams’ next scheduled contest will be on Saturday, Jan. 23 when they host Dayton at the Siegel Center at 4:30 p.m. on CBS Sports Network.