VCU slips past Georgia State

VCU slips past Georgia State
January 29, 2012, 12:51 am
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ATLANTA (AP) -- Troy Daniels scored 15 points -- all on 3-pointers -- and Virginia Commonwealth defeated Georgia State 59-58 to snap the Panthers' 10-game home winning streak. The win also avenged a 55-53 loss to the Panthers on Jan. 4 that ended an eight-game VCU winning streak. The Rams broke open a close game with a 13-2 run for a 44-33 lead after a 3-pointer by Daniels with 8:25 remaining. Georgia State outscored VCU 8-1 in the final 39 seconds with Josh Micheaux hitting a 3-pointer with 1 second to go. Juvonte Reddic added 11 points and 10 rebounds, and Darius Theus scored 10 points for the Rams (18-5, 9-2 Colonial Athletic Association), who have won seven games in a row. Jihad Ali scored 18 points on 7-of-15 shooting, Micheaux added 14 and Devonta White had 12 for the Panthers (14-8, 6-5), who have lost four of their past five games.