RAMS SUNK BY PIRATES, 53-33

Final Score: Seton Hall 53, VCU 33

Location: Orange, N.J. (Walsh Gymnasium)

Records: VCU (1-1), Seton Hall (3-0)

The Short Story: The Pirates jumped out to a 17-4 lead at the end of the first quarter and despite a valiant defensive effort, the Rams were unable to overcome the early deficit. 

QUICK FACTS

  • Tera Reed had a team-high nine points, three rebounds and one block.
  • Danielle Hammond scored eight points on 3-of-5 shooting and grabbed three rebounds.
  • Sydnei Archie had a team-high nine rebounds and four steals.
  • VCU limited Seton Hall to just 32.8 percent from the floor and 5-of-22 from 3-point range (22.7 percent) but the Rams shot just 27.5 percent from the field and 0-of-10 from deep.
  • Seton Hall was led by Alexis Lewis who had 10 points.

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Seton Hall opened the game on a 17-4 run that spanned the entire first quarter.
  • The Rams answered with a quick 6-0 run that was capped off by a layup from Reed that cut the VCU deficit to just 17-10 with 8:21 left before halftime.
  • After a back-and-forth final eight minutes of the first half, the Pirates led 25-15 at the break.
  • Seton Hall outscored VCU 21-9 in the third quarter to lead 46-24. The Rams got no closer for the remainder of the contest.

WHAT'S NEXT

VCU will travel to face No. 25 USF in Tampa, Fla. at 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 15.