The game paused, jumping in discomfort.
Williams, who struggled with multiple injury issues throughout his career, had played in the Rams 23. games this year, and started 19.
The junior is VCU’s second-highest scorer, behind only Hyland, at 11.1 points per game. He is tied for the team lead with 5.2 rebounds per game.
“Vince is a tough cat so he’ll be good to go,” Rhoades said. “But we have to make sure we take care of him in the next few days.”
Hyland, who averages 19.2 points, suffered a sprained right foot against George Mason on February 20 and missed the Rams. game against Saint Louis last Tuesday. Rhoades said after the Saint Louis game that Hyland “should be ready to go” for the game against Davidson, but also expressed that he wouldn’t play Hyland if the sophomore wasn’t ready.
The native of Wilmington, Del., Sat down again against the Wildcats. Rhoades said Hyland was still in pain.
“It’s had a good few days, but there were still lingering effects there,” Rhoades said. “So we had to close it. We have basketball ahead of us and we need him in good health.
Hyland has the whole weekend to recover, including Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
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