Evans scores 23 to lift VCU past St. Joseph’s 75-63
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Marcus Evans had 23 points as VCU won its 12th consecutive game, topping Saint Joseph's 75-63 on Friday night.
Issac Vann had 15 points for VCU (25-6, 16-2 Atlantic 10...
VCU looks to extend streak vs St. Joe’s
Saint Joseph's (13-17, 6-11) vs. VCU (24-6, 15-2)
Stuart Siegel Center, Richmond, Virginia; Friday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: VCU looks for its 12th straight conference win against Saint...
Defense shines as VCU beats George Mason 71-36
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Marcus Evans had 13 points as VCU held George Mason to 36 points on 24.5 percent shooting en route to a 71-36 win on Tuesday night, the Rams' 11th consecutive...
Evans scores 15 to lift VCU past Richmond 69-66
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Marcus Evans had 15 points and six rebounds as VCU stretched its winning streak to 10 games, edging past Richmond 69-66 on Saturday.
Evans scores 25 to lift VCU over George Washington 85-57
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Marcus Evans had a season-high 25 points as VCU won its eighth straight game, romping past George Washington 85-57 on Saturday.
Santos-Silva leads VCU over Rhode Island 76-42
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Marcus Santos-Silva tallied 19 points and 12 rebounds to lift VCU to a 76-42 win over Rhode Island on Tuesday night, the team's seventh consecutive victory.
Defense shines as VCU routs St. Bonaventure 85-55
ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. (AP) — Sean Mobley recorded 12 points as VCU easily beat Saint Bonaventure 85-55 on Saturday.
Marcus Santos-Silva added 11 points for the Rams, who held the Bonnies to 26.6 percent shooting, the lowest mark of the season for a VCU opponent. VCU ranks fifth in the nation in opponent field goal percentage with an average of 0.376.
VCU beats Fordham 76-51 in A-10 opener
NEW YORK (AP) — Marcus Evans scored 17 points with three steals, Marcus Santos-Silva added 13 points, and VCU never trailed in beating Fordham 76-51 in Saturday's Atlantic 10 Conference opener.
VCU (10-4) shot 67 percent and held Fordham to 33-percent shooting to win its third straight. It's the seventh time this season VCU has held an opponent to fewer than 60 points.
Sean Mobley added 12 points and had three steals for VCU.
Evans, Jenkins help lead VCU past Texas 54-53
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — VCU's Mike Rhoades said people used to call him an offensive coach. Then he laughed and added, "But oh, man."
Indeed, VCU is winning this season primarily with defense. The Rams did that on Wednesday night, forcing turnovers and missed shots while handing Texas its second straight loss at home against a mid-major opponent, 54-53.
Evans scores 19, VCU beats Iona 88-59
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Marcus Evans scored 19 points with three 3-pointers and six rebounds and VCU scored 27 points off of 23 forced turnovers in beating Iona 88-59 on Saturday night.
Marcus Santos-Silva scored 12 points with nine boards for the Rams (6-2), who hit 11 of 30 from distance (37 percent) and held the Gaels to 37 percent shooting. Mike'L Simms and Corey Douglas added 11 points apiece, with Simms hitting three 3s.
VCU holds off Hampton 69-57 behind Santos-Silva
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Marcus Santos-Silva scored 16 points on 8-of-9 shooting, Marcus Evans added 13 points with five rebounds and VCU held off Hampton 69-57 on Friday night.
Trailing 35-19 at halftime, Hampton rallied and closed to within 57-50 on Kalin Fisher's free throws with 4:06 remaining but got no closer. Evans hit a 3 and Santos-Silva made a dunk and three layups down the stretch as the Rams (2-0) dominated in the paint, outscoring the Pirates 36-16.
Tillman powers VCU to 88-84 OT win over Dayton
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Justin Tillman ripped the nets for a career-high 37 points, including seven of VCU's nine points in overtime, and the Rams pulled out an 88-84 victory over Dayton on Saturday.
Jenkins, Tillman score 18, lead VCU past GW 87-63
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — De'Riante Jenkins and Justin Tillman scored 18 points apiece and VCU took control in the second half to defeat George Washington 87-63 on Saturday.
After slowly stretching a 41-37 halftime lead to double figures, Tillman and Jenkins combined for 16 straight points for the Rams (12-8, 4-3 Atlantic 10), who led 73-55 when Tillman's jumper with 5:20 to play ended that run. That basket started a 16-5 run as the lead reached 27.
Delgado double-double leads No. 19 Seton Hall over VCU
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Angel Delgado had 14 points and 13 rebounds, and No. 19 Seton Hall continued its impressive start to the season with a 90-67 victory over Virginia Commonwealth in the Never Forget Tribute Classic at the Prudential Center on Saturday.