The Rams extended their home winning streak to 15 games, and VCU's Siegel Center sellout streak reached 45 games.
JeQuan Lewis added 11 points for VCU, which is off to its best start in five years under Coach Shaka Smart and its best overall start since the 2006-07 team won 19 of its first 22.
Fordham (8-12, 1-6) fell behind 22-8 and came no closer than seven thereafter. ...
Kendall Anthony scored 14 points, while Derrick Williams recorded 10 points and 10 rebounds for the Spiders (14-7, 4-2), who fell behind 20-5, never caught up and saw their four-game winning streak snapped.
Saint Louis outshot UR 52 percent to 32 percent from the field. ...
The Explorers, perhaps suffering a hangover from Saturday's double-overtime home loss to VCU, fell to 11-9, 3-3 despite Tyreek Duren's 22 points. Tyrone Garland, a transfer from Virginia Tech, shot just 1-of-14 from the floor for La Salle. ...
Guard Matthew Wright got the raucous crowd on its feet with a 3-pointer with 55 seconds remaining. The Bonnies (13-8, 3-4 Atlantic 10) ended a 24-game losing streak against top-25, which dates to a 57-56 home win over No. 20 Temple on Jan. 15, 2000.
The near-sellout crowd began yelling "Yes! Yes! Yes!" with 30 seconds left, then stormed the court.
Trey Davis scored 18 points for the Minutemen (17-3, 4-2), who lost for the second time in three games.
Taylor Bessick made a key layup on his team’s last possession as James Madison (8-13, 3-4 Colonial Athletic Association) won 49-46 at Northeastern (7-15, 4-4) in Boston, gaining a split of the season series. ...
Drexel (11-9, 3-4) shot 47 percent from the floor. Massenat was 6-of-9 on 3-pointers and had nine assists. Chris Fouch added 19 points, including four treys.
Zeke Upshaw led Hofstra (7-15, 3-4) with 27 points. Jamall Robinson had 15 points and 10 rebounds,
Javonte Green had 14 points and eight rebounds as hot-shooting Radford (14-8, 4-3) beat Winthrop 76-64 in Rock Hill, S.C.
Ya Ya Anderson scored 15 for the Highlanders, who shot 60.5 percent (26-of-43) from the floor and 90.5 percent (19-of-21) on free throws.
The Eagles fell to 10-9, 4-3 despite Joab Jerome's 17 points and eight rebounds. ...
Jerome Hill's 19 points and eight rebounds and Gardner-Webb's 9-of-12 3-point shooting propelled the Bulldogs (11-11, 4-3) to an 82-62 victory at Longwood.
Tristan Carey scored 26 for the Lancers (7-15, 2-5). ...
Warren Gillis made a short, fadeaway bank shot with 1.6 seconds left as Coastal Carolina (12-9, 5-2) grabbed sole possession of the South Division lead with a 66-64 win over Liberty (9-13, 3-4) in Conway, S.C.
Coastal Carolina trailed 60-55 with 3:39 left before rallying to take the lead 64-62 on Elijah Wilson's jump shot with 52 seconds remaining.
Dudzinski had 24 points and 12 rebounds as Holy Cross (12-9, 6-3), coached by Hampton native Milan Brown, beat Loyola of Baltimore 60-51 in Worcester, Mass.
The Greyhounds fell to 9-11, 4-5. ...
Jesse Reed scored 28 points and shot 6-of-8 from beyond the arc as league-leading American (13-7, 9-0) defeated Navy 74-52 in Washington.
The Eagles shot 54 percent from the floor to 37 percent by the Midshipmen (7-13, 2-7).
CIAA (Division II):
Bowie State overcame Virginia State 62-59 in Petersburg. The Trojans fell to 11-8, 4-5 in the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association. ...
Lincoln (Pa.) beat Chowan 69-47, improving the hosts to 14-5, 6-4 in the CIAA. The Hawks fell to 6-11, 2-7.
Menchville High graduate Andre Simon had 16 points as Randolph-Macon (14-4, 8-1 Old Dominion Athletic Conference) extended its winning streak to 10 by beating host Hampden-Sydney 69-60.
The Yellow Jackets will face fellow co-leader Guilford on Saturday. ...
Senior Bradley Riester scored a career-high 31 points, and classmate Dajon Daniel added 20 points and six rebounds as No. 12 Mary Washington (16-2, 9-1 Capital Athletic Conference) posted an 87-59 victory over Frostburg State.
Former Virginia coach and athletic director Terry Holland was named the Cavaliers’ “legend” for this year’s Atlantic Coast Conference tournament.
Virginia Tech’s invited “legend” is Bobby Stevens, the guard who hit a buzzer-beater to give the Hokies the 1973 National Invitation Tournament crown over Notre Dame. ...
The other legends are: John Lucas (Maryland), Wayne “Tree” Rollins (Clemson), Gene Banks (Duke), Travis Best (Georgia Tech), Eric Montross (North Carolina), Al Thornton (Florida State), Julius Hodge (N.C. State), Pat Garrity (Notre Dame), Jack Magee (Boston College), Steve Edwards (Miami), Don Hennon (Pittsburgh) and Sam Ivey (Wake Forest).
Old Dominion junior guard Ashley Betz-White will redshirt this season due to bilateral stress fractures in her lower legs. ...
The tip-off for Old Dominion’s rescheduled game at East Carolina was moved up to 2 p.m. Thursday. It will be on Star 1310AM radio. ...
Virginia State (16-1) continued to play like the nationally ranked team it is, winning 94-72 over Bowie State (7-11) in Petersburg.
Lamesha Deal scored 24 points for VSU, and Pryncess Tate-Dublin, a transfer from ODU, added 20 for the Trojans, who shot 60.7 percent (34-of-56) from the field. Tate-Dublin shot 8-of-10 and had four rebounds and three assists.
Alisha Mobley had 19 points as Chowan (10-9, 4-5 CIAA) won 71-65 at Lincoln (Pa.). Rachel Gostomski had six rebounds and three assists for the Hawks, while her fellow Newport News resident Naima Harrington added three assists. ...
Freshman Janelle Hubbard scored 18 and senior Kristina King had 17 as Richmond (10-11, 4-4 Atlantic 10) won 56-39 at La Salle (10-10, 5-3).
The Spiders held the Explorers to 24.5 percent shooting, the worst by a UR opponent this season. ...
Wumi Agunbiade had 16 points and eight rebounds for the Dukes, and Raegan Moore added 15 points.
Janaa Pickard scored 12 for Mason (6-15, 0-8).