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Photos and Game Summary: Rams Fall to George Mason in OT

Perhaps even more devastating than the loss was the injury of season standout Bones Hyland with only 2:06 remaining in the game.




Official VCU Game Summary


Score: George Mason 79, VCU 76 OT
Location: Richmond, Va. (Siegel Center)
Records: VCU 16-5 (9-3 A-10), George Mason 10-8 (6-6)

The short story: Junior forward Vince Williams recorded 15 points, seven rebounds and five assists to lead VCU, but it wasn’t enough to hold off George Mason Saturday at the Siegel Center.


  • Sophomore guard Bones Hyland provided 17 points for the Rams prior to leaving the game with 2:06 remaining with a foot injury. He was 6-of-12 from the floor
  • Williams finished 4-of-9 from the field, including 2-of-5 from 3-point range
  • Freshmen guards Jamir Watkins and Ace Baldwin Jr. supplied 13 and 12 points, respectively. Baldwin added six steals
  • Josh Oduro led George Mason with a game-high 27 points and six rebounds


  • The Patriots owned a 42-26 advantage on the glass. George Mason grabbed 15 offensive boards and outscored VCU 13-2 on second-chance points
  • George Mason also owned a 46-32 scoring edge in the paint
  • Mason’s Javon Green hit a pull-up jumper in the lane with 2:21 left in the extra period to snap a 69-69 tie. Moments later, Otis Frazier turned a VCU turnover into a jumper and provided the Patriots with a 73-69 cushion with 59 seconds left. Oduro made 3-of-4 free throw attempts in the final minute to keep VCU at arm’s length
  • Oduro scored six points to spark a 15-5 George Mason run that gave the Patriots a 65-62 lead with 2:42 left in regulation. VCU’s Levi Stockard III converted a traditional three-point play with 1:09 left to give VCU a short-lived 67-65 lead. But Oduro hit a hook shot in the low block on the ensuring possession to tie the score. VCU missed a 3-point attempt at the end of regulation


  • VCU leads to the all-time series between these two schools 43-22
  • The Rams saw their six-game win streak come to an end Saturday


VCU will host Saint Louis at the Siegel Center on Tuesday, Feb. 23, at 6 p.m. on CBS Sports Network.

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