Latest Marcus Santos-Silva News

Curry scores 13 to carry VCU past St. Joseph's 73-60

Jan. 22, 2020 12:02 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Keshawn Curry scored 13 points off the bench and VCU beat Saint Joseph's 73-60 on Tuesday night. Marcus Santos-Silva grabbed 12 rebounds and scored nine points for the Rams (14-5, 4-2 Atlantic 10 Conference), who had 14 steals and held the Hawks to 31% shooting from the floor. ...

Hyland scores 21 to lead VCU past St. Bonaventure 91-63

Jan. 18, 2020 4:45 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Nah'Shon Hyland had a season-high 21 points as VCU easily beat Saint Bonaventure 91-63 on Saturday. Hyland hit 5 of 6 3-pointers. He added eight rebounds. Marcus Santos-Silva had 17 points and 11 rebounds for VCU (13-5, 3-2 Atlantic 10 Conference). Issac Vann added 10 points. Corey...

Dowtin, Rhode Island pull away from VCU in 65-56 win

Jan. 11, 2020 10:45 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Jeff Dowtin scored 21 points and Cyril Langevine grabbed 13 rebounds and Rhode Island beat VCU 65-56 on Saturday. Fatts Russell added 16 points and Tyrese Martin 13 for Rhode Island (10-5, 2-1 Atlantic 10), which ended a two-game losing streak. Rhode Island built a 30-15 advantage with...

Santos-Silva scores 26 to lift VCU past George Mason 72-59

Jan. 5, 2020 2:38 PM EST

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Marcus Santos-Silva tied his career high with a season-high 26 points on 10-of-14 shooting and grabbed 12 rebounds and VCU beat George Mason 72-59 on Sunday. De'Riante Jenkins scored 13 points for the Rams (12-3, 2-0 Atlantic 10 Conference) and Mike'L Simms added 11. VCU put together a...

Simms' 14 points lead VCU past Fordham, 64-46

Jan. 2, 2020 10:05 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — VCU likes being the favorite, but it loves being the underdog. The preseason pick to win the Atlantic-10 Conference, VCU was listed sixth in the final nonconference standings before opening league play against Fordham on Thursday night. They played like they have something to prove....

VCU uses balanced attack to dump Loyola (MD) by 34 PTs

Dec. 29, 2019 9:03 PM EST

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...

Santos-Silva scores 13 to carry VCU over Old Dominion 69-57

Dec. 7, 2019 10:23 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Marcus Santos-Silva posted 13 points as VCU topped Old Dominion 69-57 on Saturday night. Issac Vann had 10 points for VCU (7-2). Marcus Evans added 10 points. De'Riante Jenkins had six rebounds for the hosts. Malik Curry had 11 points for the Monarchs (3-7), who have now lost six games...

Tennessee guard Lamonte Turner (1) reacts to hitting the winning shot at the buzzer in the Emerald Coast Classic against Virginia Commonwealth in Niceville, Fla., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. Tennessee won 72-69. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser)

Turner’s buzzer-beater gives No. 17 Vols win over No. 20 VCU

Nov. 30, 2019 7:42 PM EST

NICEVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Tennessee coach Rick Barnes saved a timeout in the waning seconds against VCU, allowing the Volunteers to get to the frontcourt and inbound the ball with 1.7 seconds remaining in a tie game. And he knew he had a player he could count on in that situation. Lamonte Turner hit a...

Purdue forward Trevion Williams (50) celebrates the team's 59-56 win over Virginia Commonwealth in an NCAA college basketball game at the Emerald Coast Classic in Niceville, Fla., early Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser)

Purdue upsets No. 20 VCU, 59-56, in Emerald Coast Classic

Nov. 30, 2019 1:42 AM EST

NICEVILLE, Florida (AP) — With both teams struggling from the free throw line, Purdue's Eric Hunter Jr. and Jahaad Proctor made foul shots when it counted and VCU didn't. Hunter and Proctor also each scored 12 points to lead the Boilermakers to a 59-56 upset of the No. 20 Rams on Friday night in the...

Virginia Commonwealth's Isaac Vann pulls in a rebound as Florida Gulf Coast's Sam Gagliardi reaches in during an NCAA college basketball game at Virginia Commonwealth University's Siegel Center in Richmond, Va., Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019. (Joe Mahoney/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP)

Evans, No. 21 VCU roll over Florida Gulf Coast 78-48

Nov. 23, 2019 10:07 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Five consecutive days without a game left No. 21 VCU’s players eager to get back to doing what they do best. They took it out on Florida Gulf Coast in their return Saturday night, forcing 27 turnovers in a wear-them-down 78-48 runaway. “That’s what our style is...