RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Nah'Shon Hyland and De'Riante Jenkins each scored 15 points and Virginia Commonwealth used the second half to run past Loyola (MD) 85-51 on Sunday.
KeShawn Curry scored 12 points and 12 of 13 Rams that saw action scored.
VCU (10-3) used an 8-2 run in the last three minutes of the first half for a 40-31 lead. They seized control and extended the lead to 50-35 on Marcus Santos-Silva's jumper with 14:54 left. Hyland's 3-pointer with 73 seconds to go made it 81-51.
Andrew Kostecka led the Greyhounds with 30 points on 11-for-20 shooting.
The Rams begin Atlantic 10 Conference play on Thursday when they host Fordham.
Loyola (8-5), which had its five-game winning streak end, starts Patriot League play when it hosts Holy Cross on Thursday.
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