HAVOC Haven: VCU vs. Princeton

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — High above in my perch for tonight’s VCU tilt at the Stu against Princeton. This is the first meeting between the 2-2 Tigers and 5-1 Rams. VCU will not have the services of guard Jonathan Williams tonight.

Tonight’s starters:  JeQuan Lewis, Doug Brooks, Samir Doughty, Jordan Burgess, Ahmed Hamdy.

7:47 — VCU has answered their wake up call but still have some work to do. PU 28 — VCU 16.

Halftime: VCU 39 — Princeton 39

Stat line: VCU ended the half on a 12-2 run. Lewis leads all scorers with 19 points. VCU shot 50 percent from the floor.

Deep thought: VCU needs to avoid another slow start in the second half.

17:40 — Mo says no twice and Doug Brooks takes a trip to 3-ball land.VCU 46 — PU 45.

Stat line: Mo Alie-Cox has 14 points and four blocks. Lewis has been quit this half with only 2 points.

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3:32 — Doughty dances his way to 3-ball land. VCU 70 — PU 64.

#LetsGoVCU !! @RobbCrockerWRIC

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Final Score: VCU 81 — PU 70

POG: Twenty-five points (19 in the 1st) and 12 assists — JeQuan Lewis takes it home. Enjoy this big award — you earned it.

Final thought: VCU did not give up after being down 16 and earned what should be a top 50 RPI win. Mo Alie-Cox had a great 2nd half on his way to 15 points and five blocks.

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