RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- B.A. Walker had 22 points, hitting six of
Virginia Commonwealth's 14 3-pointers Wednesday night, to lead the
Rams to a 87-64 win over Hofstra.
The Rams (3-2, 1-1 Colonial Athletic Association) held the Pride
(4-2, 1-1) to one field goal over 13:49. The Pride led by as many
as nine points in the early going and had a 26-19 lead following
Loren Stokes' jumper with 8:29 remaining.
Over the remainder of the half, the Pride was 1-of-11 from the
field with nine turnovers. Nick George and Alexander Harper each
had 6 points as VCU scored 19 of the next 22 points as the Rams
opened a 38-29 lead by the intermission.
Hofstra also missed its first six field goal attempts in the
second half before Adrian Uter had a tip-in with 14:40 remaining.
By then, VCU had pulled away.
George matched his season high of 16 points and Jesse
Pellot-Rosa had a season-high 15 for Virginia Commonwealth.
Carlos Rivera led the Pride with 12 points. Stokes had 10, none
following his tip-in with 8:29 remaining in the first half. Uter
had 10 points and a game-high 15 rebounds as Hofstra dominated the
boards 50-28. However, 21 turnovers hurt Hofstra.