A confounding matchup 1-3-1 zone and a press that slowed VCU's brand of havoc powered Georgia State's 55-53 victory over Virginia Commonwealth.
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Using a confounding matchup 1-3-1 zone and a press that slowed VCU, Georgia State built a nine-point lead and held off a furious rally while claiming a 55-53 victory over the Rams.
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