Scores

Final

Tulane 67

(6-3, 2-3 away)

VCU 70

(7-3, 1-0 CAA)

    2:00 PM ET, December 18, 2010

    Stuart Siegel Center, Richmond, Virginia

    1 2 T
    TULN 27 4067
    VCU 40 3070

    Top Performers

    Tulane: K. Timmons 16 Pts, 8 Reb, 5 Ast, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

    Virginia Commonwealth: J. Skeen 15 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 3 Blk

    VCU 70, Tulane 67

    Associated Press

    RICHMOND, Va. -- Jamie Skeen scored 15 points as Virginia Commonwealth held off Tulane 70-67 on Saturday.

    The Rams (7-3) shot 63.6 percent from the field in the first half (14 of 22), hitting 4 of 11 3-pointers, en route to a 40-27 halftime lead.

    With Virginia Commonwealth ahead 61-48 with 6:26 left, the Green Wave (6-3) went on a 13-2 run to make it 63-61 with 2:54 left. Tulane got within a basket twice more, the last time at 69-67 with 6 seconds left.

    Brandon Rozzell then hit one of two foul shots to give the Rams a 70-67 lead with 4.1 seconds to go. Kendall Timmons' 3-point attempt to tie the game bounced out at the buzzer.

    Skeen shot 6 of 11 from the field and made 3 of 4 free throws while also grabbing six rebounds. Bradford Burgess added 10 points for the Rams.

    Timmons led the Green Wave with 16 points, including 12 in the second half, while Aaron Holmes added 14 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    TULN
    VCU
    Points 67 70
    FG Made-Attempted 28-64 (.438) 23-43 (.535)
    3P Made-Attempted 0-11 (.000) 6-21 (.286)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-19 (.579) 18-25 (.720)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 15

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