Defense shines as VCU beats George Mason 71-36
Both marks represented season bests for the Rams.
George Mason totaled 15 points in the second half, a season low for the team.
Jordan Miller had 11 points and 10 rebounds for the Patriots (16-14, 10-7).
Otis Livingston II, who was second on the Patriots in scoring heading into the matchup with 14 points per game, shot only 20 percent in the game (1 of 5).
The Rams improve to 2-0 against the Patriots on the season. VCU defeated George Mason 79-63 on Feb. 2. VCU finishes out the regular season against Saint Joseph’s at home on Friday. George Mason finishes out the regular season against George Washington on the road on Saturday.