Nevada
VCU
76 - 85 Final
  for this game

Virginia Commonwealth holds off Nevada 85-76

Nov 28, 2009 - 3:29 AM RICHMOND, Va.(AP) -- Larry Sanders had 17 points, 14 rebounds and five blocks as Virginia Commonwealth held off Nevada for an 85-76 win on Friday night.

The Rams (4-1) broke to a 16-5 lead and pushed to a 26-15 margin with 6:11 left on T.J. Gwynn's jumper. The Wolf Pack, who missed 18 of their first 21 shots, then cut the margin to 30-28 with 2:13 left.

Virginia Commonwealth held on for a 35-28 halftime lead and began the second half on a 10-2 run. The Rams built the lead to 60-40 with 12:20 left on Ed Nixon's dunk.

Nevada (2-2) pulled within eight points as Virginia Commonwealth went without a field goal for 5:11 before a Brandon Rozzell jumper in the lane ended the dry spell. Nevada could get no closer than seven the rest of the way.

Nixon added a career-high 17 points for the Rams.

Luke Babbitt led the Wolf Pack with a career-high 27 points, 23 in the second half.








  • NCAA BB
    NEVADA 76
    VA COMMONWEALTH 85 FINAL

    Nov 27 9:39 PM


  • NCAA BB
    NEVADA 28
    VA COMMONWEALTH 35 HALFTIME

    Nov 27 8:26 PM