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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.

Evans hit 4 of 6 3-pointers and shot 9 for 10 from the line.

Marcus Santos-Silva had 14 points and seven rebounds for VCU (21-6, 12-2 Atlantic 10 Conference). De'Riante Jenkins added 11 points. Corey Douglas had seven rebounds and three blocks for the hosts.

George Washington put up 17 points in the second half, a season low for the team. The Colonials missed 15 of their first 16 shots in the second half while VCU went on a 21-2 run. The Rams led 43-40 at halftime.

DJ Williams had 22 points and seven rebounds for the Colonials (8-19, 4-10). Maceo Jack added 12 points.

The Rams improved to 2-0 against the Colonials for the season. VCU defeated George Washington 60-50 on Feb. 6.

VCU plays Saint Louis at home on Tuesday. George Washington plays Rhode Island on the road on Tuesday.

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Key Players
J. Mazzulla
M. Evans
27.0 Min. Per Game 27.0
13.2 Pts. Per Game 13.2
3.3 Ast. Per Game 3.3
3.0 Reb. Per Game 3.0
41.2 Field Goal % 41.7
27.0 Three Point % 26.2
70.4 Free Throw % 78.5
  Lost ball turnover on Luke Sasser, stolen by Xavier Jackson 6.0
  Offensive rebound by Luke Sasser 13.0
  Adam Mitola missed 3-pt. jump shot 15.0
  Defensive rebound by George Washington 32.0
  P.J. Byrd missed layup 34.0
  Defensive rebound by P.J. Byrd 37.0
  Marcus Littles missed layup 39.0
+ 3 Malik Crowfield made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by P.J. Byrd 54.0
+ 2 Marcus Littles made layup 1:06
+ 3 Malik Crowfield made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by P.J. Byrd 1:25
+ 1 Mezie Offurum made 2nd of 2 free throws 1:42
Team Stats
Points 57 85
Field Goals 21-54 (38.9%) 28-60 (46.7%)
3-Pointers 6-14 (42.9%) 9-23 (39.1%)
Free Throws 9-10 (90.0%) 20-25 (80.0%)
Total Rebounds 32 38
Offensive 6 9
Defensive 23 27
Team 3 2
Assists 11 18
Steals 3 9
Blocks 4 4
Turnovers 15 9
Fouls 18 15
Technicals 1 0
22 PTS, 7 REB, 3 AST
25 PTS, 2 REB, 2 AST
12T
away team logo George Wash. 8-19 401757
home team logo VCU 21-6 434285
Team Stats
away team logo George Wash. 8-19 63.5 PPG 36.3 RPG 11.4 APG
home team logo VCU 21-6 71.0 PPG 39.4 RPG 13.6 APG
Key Players
13
D. Williams G 13.7 PPG 4.7 RPG 1.2 APG 40.1 FG%
2
M. Evans G 13.6 PPG 3.1 RPG 3.2 APG 42.5 FG%
Top Scorers
D. Williams G 22 PTS 7 REB 3 AST
M. Evans G 25 PTS 2 REB 2 AST
38.9 FG% 46.7
42.9 3PT FG% 39.1
90.0 FT% 80.0
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
D. Williams 22 7 3 8/15 2/4 4/4 1 36 1 0 1 1 6
M. Jack 12 4 1 3/11 2/4 4/4 0 36 2 2 1 0 4
J. Mazzulla 9 3 4 4/9 1/4 0/0 4 30 0 0 4 1 2
A. Potter 5 4 2 2/6 1/1 0/0 3 25 0 0 3 0 4
J. Langarica 0 2 1 0/2 0/0 0/0 4 17 0 2 0 0 2
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
D. Williams 22 7 3 8/15 2/4 4/4 1 36 1 0 1 1 6
M. Jack 12 4 1 3/11 2/4 4/4 0 36 2 2 1 0 4
J. Mazzulla 9 3 4 4/9 1/4 0/0 4 30 0 0 4 1 2
A. Potter 5 4 2 2/6 1/1 0/0 3 25 0 0 3 0 4
J. Langarica 0 2 1 0/2 0/0 0/0 4 17 0 2 0 0 2
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
M. Littles 6 3 0 3/6 0/0 0/0 0 15 0 0 3 1 2
M. Offurum 3 2 0 1/2 0/0 1/2 0 9 0 0 0 1 1
L. Sasser 0 1 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 2 0 0 1 1 0
A. Mitola 0 0 0 0/1 0/1 0/0 0 11 0 0 0 0 0
J. Williams 0 3 0 0/2 0/0 0/0 4 12 0 0 0 1 2
S. Brown 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 2 7 0 0 2 0 0
A. Toro - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T. Nolan Jr. - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 57 29 11 21/54 6/14 9/10 18 200 3 4 15 6 23
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
M. Evans 25 2 2 6/10 4/6 9/10 1 24 1 0 0 0 2
M. Santos-Silva 14 7 2 4/7 0/0 6/8 0 22 1 0 1 2 5
D. Jenkins 11 4 4 4/9 2/4 1/1 0 23 1 0 0 1 3
S. Mobley 6 1 3 3/5 0/0 0/0 2 19 0 0 0 0 1
I. Vann 4 7 2 2/4 0/1 0/0 2 24 1 0 0 1 6
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
M. Evans 25 2 2 6/10 4/6 9/10 1 24 1 0 0 0 2
M. Santos-Silva 14 7 2 4/7 0/0 6/8 0 22 1 0 1 2 5
D. Jenkins 11 4 4 4/9 2/4 1/1 0 23 1 0 0 1 3
S. Mobley 6 1 3 3/5 0/0 0/0 2 19 0 0 0 0 1
I. Vann 4 7 2 2/4 0/1 0/0 2 24 1 0 0 1 6
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
M. Crowfield 9 3 1 3/5 3/4 0/0 1 15 0 0 0 1 2
C. Douglas 6 7 1 1/3 0/0 4/5 0 11 1 3 0 3 4
M. Simms 6 1 0 3/6 0/3 0/1 2 16 0 0 1 0 1
V. Williams 2 2 1 1/4 0/1 0/0 2 17 2 1 3 0 2
K. Curry 2 1 0 1/3 0/1 0/0 0 5 0 0 1 1 0
M. Gilmore 0 0 0 0/1 0/1 0/0 4 6 0 0 3 0 0
X. Jackson 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
D. Sheehy-Guiseppi 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
P. Byrd 0 1 2 0/3 0/2 0/0 1 16 1 0 0 0 1
Total 85 36 18 28/60 9/23 20/25 15 200 9 4 9 9 27