Scores

Final

The Citadel 59

(1-1, 0-1 away)

VCU 82

(1-0, 1-0 home)

    4:00 PM ET, November 16, 2008

    Stuart Siegel Center, Richmond, Virginia

    1 2 T
    CIT 28 3159
    VCU 42 4082

    Top Performers

    Citadel: C. Wells 11 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    Virginia Commonwealth: T. Gwynn 20 Pts, 5 Reb, 3 Ast, 3 Stl

    VCU 82, The Citadel 59

    Associated Press

    RICHMOND, Va. -- T.J. Gwynn came off the bench to score 20 points as Virginia Commonwealth opened its season with an 82-59 win over The Citadel Sunday in the Cancun Challenge.

    Gwynn hit all eight of his field-goal attempts.

    After the Bulldogs (1-1) ran off the first six points of the game, VCU scored 14 straight, six by Gwynn. The Rams led by as many as 17 points after Brandon Rozzell?s 3-pointer pushed the margin to 42-25 with 39.5 seconds left in the first half.

    The Rams extended the margin to 26 points in the second half, maintaining a double-digit lead the entire period.

    VCU finished with 29 points off 22 turnovers by The Citadel.

    Eric Maynor added 12 points and seven assists for the Rams. Ed Nixon had a career-high 11 points and Joey Rodriguez added 10.

    Austin Dahn led The Citadel with 13 points and Cameron Wells added 11.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CIT
    VCU
    Points 59 82
    FG Made-Attempted 20-51 (.392) 31-58 (.534)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-21 (.286) 7-15 (.467)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-15 (.867) 13-20 (.650)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 4 23

    2008-09 Season

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