RICHMOND, Va. -- Mo Alie-Cox scored 18 points and grabbed nine rebounds and Virginia Commonwealth cruised to a 70-60 win over Davidson on Senior Night and took over sole possession of first place in the Atlantic 10 Conference when Saint Joseph's was knocked off by St. Bonaventure Wednesday night.
VCU and Saint Joseph's entered play tied for first with two games remaining. The Rams close out the regular season Saturday against Dayton.
The Rams took an 11-point lead at intermission and maintained a double digit advantage throughout the second half.
The top two seeds in the A-10 earn byes into the quarterfinal round of the conference tournament and would play March 11.
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