Fordham dropped to 6-16 overall after losing to VCU last night in Richmond, 81-65. The pressure defense from VCU's Rams forced Fordham into 22 turnovers, and resulted in 32 points off those turnovers. That's where the game was won for the Atlantic 10's newest member. Fordham got double digit scoring performances from Mandell Thomas (16 points) and Brian Smith (17 points). They shot better than VCU, and won the rebounding battle, but ultimately couldn't hang with VCU.