Scores

Final

VCU 82

(14-4, 7-1 CAA)

Hofstra 65

(4-13, 2-6 CAA)

    7:00 PM ET, January 23, 2008

    Mack Sports Complex, Hempstead, New York

    1 2 T
    VCU 38 4482
    HOF 32 3365

    Top Performers

    Virginia Commonwealth: J. Shuler 23 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

    Hofstra: D. Townes 16 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Stl, 3 Blk

    VCU 82, Hofstra 65

    Associated Press

    HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) -- Jamal Shuler scored 23 points to help Virginia Commonwealth extend its win streak to six with an 82-65 victory over Hofstra on Wednesday night.

    Lance Kearse and Eric Maynor each scored 17 points for the Rams (14-4, 7-1 Colonial Athletic Association).

    Charles Jenkins led the Pride (4-13, 2-6) with 18 points and Darren Townes added 16.

    The Rams went on an 11-0 run in the second half to take command, 52-39, at 14:29. Kearse had five and Maynor scored four during the decisive run.

    Hofstra started the half with a 7-3 burst that cut VCU's lead to 41-39 at 17:12.

    The Pride began the game by taking a 10-2 lead, with Jenkins capping the run at 15:58 on a layup. After Shuler's 3-pointer cut VCU's deficit to 28-25, Shuler scored five points in a 13-4 run to end the half and give the Rams a 38-32 lead.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    VCU
    HOF
    Points 82 65
    FG Made-Attempted 31-65 (.477) 25-47 (.532)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-22 (.409) 1-9 (.111)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-15 (.733) 14-21 (.667)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 17 9

    2007-08 Season

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