RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Vince Williams and Marcus Evans each scored 12 points and VCU capitalized on 27 Bowling Green turnovers and beat the Falcons 72-61 on Monday night.
Michael Gilmore's 3-point play with 11:15 before halftime gave VCU a 19-17 lead and the Rams led the rest of the way. Williams' layup 95 seconds before halftime gave VCU its first double-digit lead at 35-24. Isaac Vann's free throw shortly after intermission capped an 18-4 run that made it 48-28 and Bowling Green never got closer than the game's final margin.
Ten different players scored for the Rams. VCU (3-0) scored 30 points off Bowling Green's miscues; however, the Falcons owned a 47-31 rebounding advantage. Bowling Green missed 10 of its 27 free throws.