Va. Commonwealth 71, Delaware 66
RICHMOND, Va. (AP)—Emanuel Mathis scored 23 points Saturday as Virginia Commonwealth beat Delaware 71-66 for its sixth straight win.
The Rams (15-7, 10-4 Colonial Athletic Association) were down 36-33 at the half before battling back to win the eighth out of their last 10 games. Nick George scored 12 and Michael Doles added 11.
The Blue Hens (12-11, 7-7) were led by Ryan Iversen’s 16. David Lunn added 13 and Mike Slattery chipped in 12.
VCU’s win avenged a 55-53 loss to Delaware in their first meeting.