With only one ranked game on the slate, it was a no-brainer as to who would get the nod for the game of the night and it didn't disappoint with a 63-61 score. No. 16 VCU went to St. Louis to take on the Bilikens and it was a tight one all night. It was all knotted up at 34 at halftime and the first half certainly came with it's fair share of highlight plays.
VCU's Mo Allie-Cox gets a dunk off the pick-and-roll:
VCU's Terry Larrier gets the vicious baseline dunk:
It might have been all VCU in the second half, but SLU's efforts didn't go unnoticed near the end when they almost came away with a victory.
Biliken big man Milik Yarbrough had a big putback with about four minutes left in the game:
And SLU guard Austin McBroom had this shot to put his team up with less than a minute to play:
And VCU's Jordan Burgess would take the lead right back with this wide open three:
SLU made a free throw, but it would be this drive by VCU's Treveon Graham that sealed the deal and staved off the upset: