Richmond’s Darien Brothers hit a big 3-pointer to send the game to overtime, and the Spiders finished with the upset, beating rival No. 19 VCU, 86-74.
Richmond held the lead the whole half, but was never able to really break away from rival VCU. Still, the Spiders hold the small lead, 32-29, over the Rams.
Richmond’s rivalry game with VCU will become an A-10 conference affair for the first time. Can the Spiders upset the 19th-ranked Rams in the Robins Center?
Richmond handed Charlotte its first A-10 conference loss behind 39 points from guard Darien Brothers. Brothers made a UR record-tying 8 three-pointers.
Darien Brothers leads all scorers with 20 points, as the Spiders hold a 38-28 lead over visiting Charlotte in the Robins Center.
Michael Rocco, nephew of coach Danny Rocco, will be Richmond’s second transfer quarterback from UVA on the roster after Michael Strauss made the move last year.
Bobby Ukrop has resigned from the Board of Trustees, with those close to the situation citing lack of transparency in the soccer and track cuts as the reason.
Bobby Ukrop will present the UR Board of Trustees with an argument in favor of reinstating the men’s soccer and track teams at Friday’s board meeting.
Richmond basketball improved to 6-2, defeating ACC opponent Wake Forest, 62-60, behind 26 points from Derrick Williams and a big shot by Kendall Anthony.
Wake Forest finished the first half strong, but Richmond still holds a slight lead, 32-29, in the Robins Center. Derrick Williams leads UR with 14 points.