VCU uses the second half to blow open George Washington
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Mike'L Simms scored 14 points and VCU smoked George Washington 75-51 on Saturday.
Nah'Shon Hyland had 13 points for VCU (18-11, 8-8 Atlantic 10 Conference), which snapped its five-game losing streak. KeShawn Curry scored 13 points and Hason Ward scored 10.
Maceo Jack had 12 points for the Colonials (12-17, 6-10). Jamison Battle and Arnaldo Toro each scored 10 and Toro had seven rebounds. Armel Potter, the Colonials' leading scorer heading into the matchup at 15 points per game, shot just 1 of 8 and committed nine turnovers.
The Rams led 32-28 at intermission and started the second half with a 14-3 run and they were on their way.
VCU takes on Duquesne at home on Tuesday. George Washington takes on Fordham at home on Wednesday.
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Updated February 29, 2020