RECORDS FALL AS RAMS FLOOR MASON 112-86

FINAL: VCU 112, George Mason 86

RECORDS: VCU 17-4 (5-3 A-10), George Mason 6-14 (0-7 A-10)

THE BASICS
  • Senior Robyn Parks led a record-setting, wire-to-wire VCU victory with 30 points in a 112-86 rout of George Mason.
  • The Rams tied a school record for points in a game (112), set Jan. 2 against UMass, and established a new program mark for points in a half (67 – first half). VCU's previous high for points in a half (62) also came in the first half of that Jan. 2 win over UMass.
  • With the win, VCU exceeds its A-10 win total from last season (4).
  • Freshman Keira Robinson handed out 10 of her career-high 13 assists in the first half as VCU stormed to a 67-40 lead. Robinson also finished with 18 points.
  • Senior Zakia Williams provided her first career double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds. She also handed out four assists.
  • The Rams enjoyed decided advantages on the glass (49-33) and in points off turnovers (39-11).
HOW IT HAPPENED
  • Robinson scored seven points in the game's opening minutes as VCU charged out to an 18-0 lead with 15:50 remaining.
  • The Rams forced six Patriots turnovers in that furious opening four-minute segment and George Mason misfired on all three of its field goal attempts.
  • VCU's lead grew to as much as 32, at 58-26, with 4:21 left in the half.
  • The Black and Gold shot 49 percent (37-of-75) and knocked down 12-of-27 three-pointers in the game.
  • The Rams forced 21 turnovers, the 16th time in 21 games they've surpassed 20.
INSIDE THE BOX SCORE
  • With the win, VCU evens the all-time series between these two intra-state rivals at 28-28.
  • Parks' effort is her second 30-point performance of the season. She has scored at least 20 in 16 of VCU's 21 games this year.
  • VCU's 39 points off turnovers are a season high, and the Rams' 46 points in the paint tied a season best.
  • Robinson has topped double-digits in assists four times this year.
WHAT'S NEXT
The Rams return to the road on Feb. 1, when they take on Saint Joseph's at 2 p.m. in Philadelphia.
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