Scores

Final

VCU 59

(15-5, 7-1 CAA)

Old Dominion 50

(14-5, 5-3 CAA)

    4:00 PM ET, January 22, 2011

    Constant Convocation Center, Norfolk, Virginia

    1 2 T
    VCU 31 2859
    ODU 27 2350

    Top Performers

    Virginia Commonwealth: J. Skeen 14 Pts, 10 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl

    Old Dominion: C. Cooper 8 Pts, 9 Reb, 2 Blk

    VCU 59, Old Dominion 50

    Associated Press

    NORFOLK, Va. -- Bradford Burgess scored 15 points and Jamie Skeen had 14 points and 10 rebounds to lead Virginia Commonwealth to a 59-50 victory over Old Dominion on Saturday.

    The Rams (15-5, 7-1 Colonial Athletic Association), who have won six consecutive games, are tied with Hofstra for first in the conference.

    Old Dominion (14-5, 5-3) took a 46-45 lead on Chris Cooper's layup with 6:50 left to play, but Ed Nixon hit a layup and Burgess made a 3-pointer for a 50-46 advantage with 5:12 remaining. The Monarchs cut the deficit to 52-50 with 3:38 left, but Joey Rodriguez's 3-pointer pushed it to 55-50 with 1:56 to play.

    Nixon added 13 points for the Rams.

    Darius James and Ben Finney scored nine points each for Old Dominion, which shot 33.3 percent from the field (9 of 27) in the second half. Leading scorer Frank Hassell, who was averaging 13.1 points, was held to six.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    VCU
    ODU
    Points 59 50
    FG Made-Attempted 22-54 (.407) 20-51 (.392)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-21 (.333) 6-19 (.316)
    FT Made-Attempted 8-9 (.889) 4-6 (.667)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 12 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 9 4

    2010-11 Season

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    » Jan 22, 2011 VCU 59, @ODU 50Recap
    Feb 12, 2011 ODU 70, @VCU 59Recap
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