Richmond led for the first 29 minutes, but VCU grinned out a hard-fought 56-50 victory.
Superb defense and great defensive rebounding helped Richmond jump to a 26-22 halftime lead.
Richmond hosts Rival VCU at the Robins Center tonight at 9:00 p.m. What can some of the more telling statistics heading into the game?
The Spiders men’s basketball team is gearing up to play VCU Thursday night. Richmond has lost two starting seniors since the last rival matchup in February.
The University of Richmond’s men’s basketball team outscores La Salle’s 62-49, with Terry Allen scoring a career-high 23 points.
Terry Allen led all scorers with 23 points, as Richmond earned a much-need 62-59 win over La Salle.
Richmond shot 25 percent, including a combined 3-15 by Jones and Anthony, but only trail 24-23 at the half.
ShawnDre Jones’ career-high 25 points were not enough for the Spiders, as they fell to George Washington, 73-65.
ShawnDre Jones scored a career-high 25 , including 18 second-half points, but that was not enough for the Spiders, as they fell to George Washington, 73-65.
George Washington dominated the glass and held Kendall Anthony scoreless for the first 15 minutes, but Richmond leads at the half 29-28.