Gibbs with 30 points, Davidson edges VCU 69-63 (Jan 14, 2017)
DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP) Jack Gibbs scored 30 points and grabbed seven rebounds as Davidson edged VCU 69-63 on Saturday.
Payton Aldridge added 24 points and 12 rebounds for the Wildcats (9-7, 2-3 Atlantic 10). Rusty Reigel had 10 points and six rebounds. Davidson's win ends VCU's eight-game winning streak.
A Gibbs 3-pointer gave Davidson a 49-42 edge with 10:55 left in the second half. VCU's JeQuan Lewis sank a 3 to tie it at 50 with 7:08 to go, but Aldridge, Gibbs and Reigel combined for three quick 3-pointers to put the Wildcats back up 61-53 with 4:19 remaining and the Wildcats led the rest of the way.
After a slow start for both teams, an Aldridge 3-pointer gave Davidson a 24-19 lead with 4:48 to go in the first half and the Wildcats led 29-26 at the break.
Lewis scored 17 points with eight rebounds to lead the Rams (14-4, 4-1).