HAVOC Haven: VCU vs. Howard

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Back at my home away from home in the Stu as the VCU Rams (9-3) face the Howard Bison (3-9) of the MEAC Conference.

This is the first meeting between the two schools.

Tonight’s starters: JeQuan Lewis, Justin Tillman, Jonathan Williams, Mo Alie-Cox, Jordan Burgess.

12:02 — Howard has gone on an 8-0 run to climb back into the game. VCU 16– HU 10.

Stat line: VCU has hit only one of their last six shots.

7:03 — VCU is on a 13-1 run over the last four minutes, going five-for-five from the field. VCU 29 — HU 13.

Stat line: Justin Tillman has eight points and four boards. He looks good and has been very active so far.

Halftime: VCU 48 — HU 22.

Stat line: Lewis has 13 points, Williams 14 points, Tillman five rebounds. Howard was held scoreless for the last three minutes of the half. VCU shot 55 percent from the floor in the 1st half.

Stat line: Williams (14), Lewis (17), Tillman (10) all in double figures.

11:18 — The onslaught continues. Howard has been held to six points in the 2nd half. VCU is now up by 40. VCU 68 — HU 28.

Stat line: Malik Crowfield (10) joins the double-figures club.

Final: VCU 85 — HU 51. 

POG: Jonathan Williams set the pace tonight with a strong first half. He is your HAVOC Haven POG.

Final thoughts: VCU forces 21 turnovers, has four players score in double-figures, and they looked in complete control from the tip to the final buzzer. Good tune-up game before entering A-10 play.


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