VCU loses again: Davidson tops Rams, 75-65
A 75-65 loss at Davidson Friday night concluded a disastrous 2-8 finish to the regular season for VCU, which has fallen all the way to being the nine seed in next week’s A-10 Tournament.
The Rams (18-13, 8-10 A-10) led 35-33 at the half, and it was 53-51 VCU following an alley-oop dunk by Hason Ward with 12:09 remaining.
Davidson (16-14, 8-10 A-10) responded with a 22-2 run over the next eight minutes, sparked by 10 points from Grady, to take a commanding 74-55 lead with 4:00 left.
Bones Hyland led VCU with 17 points, shooting 5-of-7 from deep. Marcos Santos-Silva added 12 for the Rams, who will face eight seed UMass in the A-10 Tournament on Thursday at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
Davidson was led by Kellan Grady’s 18 points. Reigning A-10 Player of the Year Jon Axel Gudmunsson added 17 points and six rebounds.
Story by Chris Graham