VCU 75, George Mason 60
Brandon Rozzell’s three consecutive 3-pointers fueled a late
Virginia Commonwealth spurt Saturday and the Rams went on to topple
George Mason 75-60 in the quarterfinals of the Colonial Athletic
The Rams (22-8) face archrival Old Dominion in the semifinals
The teams split their regular-season games, each winning at
With the Patriots (17-14) ahead 53-51 with 7:23 left, Ed Nixon
tied the game with a floater in the paint. Rozzell connected from
outside on the Rams’ next three possessions to give Virginia
Commonwealth a lead it never lost. Joey Rodriguez capped the 12-2
rally with three foul shots.
Larry Sanders had his 12th double-double of the season for the
Rams with 17 points and 12 rebounds.
Ryan Pearson led the Patriots with a career-high 22 points on
10-of-12 shooting, while leading scorer Cam Long had only four