Coming off a huge comeback OT victory over St. Bonaventure, VCU is poised to face the 12-11 struggling George Washington Colonials. Tyler Cavanaugh appears to be the strongest player on the floor for the Colonials offense. Check out a recap of the last couple of games for George Washington below.
Cline, Fore lead Richmond over George Washington
Feb 4, 2017
RICHMOND, Va. — T.J. Cline scored 26 points and grabbed 13 rebounds and Richmond defeated George Washington 84-75 on Saturday.
Cline, who recorded the program’s first triple-double on Jan. 28 against Duquesne, settled for his 10th double-double this season after shooting 8 of 12 from the floor, 3 of 5 from 3-point range and making 7 of 8 free throws.
Khwan Fore added a career-high 24 points and Shawndre’ Jones 17 for the Spiders (14-9, 8-3 Atlantic 10), who shot 56 percent and have won three of their last four games.
Tyler Cavanaugh had 23 points and 10 rebounds for the Colonials (12-11, 4-6), his seventh double-double.
Cline scored 16 points and Fore 15 in the first half when Richmond took a 46-34 lead.
Richmond led by 16 with 15 minutes remaining when Arnaldo Toro scored the first seven points in a 10-point run. GWU was again within six with three minutes left but Jones and Fore combined for nine points down the stretch to counter a pair of Colonial 3-pointers.
Rhode Island finishes strong to beat George Washington
R.I. — Hassan Martin scored 23 points, Jared Terrell added 17, including his 1,000th career point, and Rhode Island closed the game on a 13-1 run to beat George Washington 82-70 on Tuesday night.
Martin’s 3-point play with 4:49 left gave Rhode Island a 72-69 lead and Terrell’s hoop and free throw at the 2:47 mark made it 77-70. Terrell also had a key block on a 3-pointer during the late run.