The Spiders took the lead shortly after tip-off and never looked back.
Defense reigned supreme as the Spiders forced George Washington into 18 turnovers while only allowing four of their own.
A dominant second half for VCU leads to victory against rival University of Richmond.
La Salle had no answers to Richmond's defense but showed brief signs of life in the second half.
The Spiders were their own worst enemy, turning over the ball five times on the way to a 21 to 15 overtime loss.
The University of Richmond had an impressive start to their season last night with a 38 - 19 victory over Jacksonville.
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The three FCS level schools are already showing themselves to be national championship material early on.