The Spiders maintained a winning streak throughout Sunday’s game against Fairfield. Cedrick Lindsay scored his 1,000th-career point one minute into play.
Richmond shot 26-32 on its foul shots as it handled Fairfield, 68-47, in the consolation game of the Hall of Fame Tipoff.
With 1:36 remaining, UNC gained and maintained a 10 point advantage. The final score was 82-72.
James Madison’s dominance on the glass propelled them to a 78-70 victory Thursday night at the Robins Center.
Despite a career-high 29 points from Cedrick Lindsay, Richmond lost to No. 24, 82-72. It plays the loses of No. 3 Louisville/Fairfield tomorrow.
After leading for much of the first half, Richmond trails UNC, 35-33, at the break. Lindsay leads all players with 12 points.
Richmond will look to end its season on a four-game winning streak as it takes on rival William and Mary on Saturday at Robins Stadium.
The Spiders did not lead until overtime, but then got ahead and won 74-63.
Richmond beat Hofstra, 74-63, as the Spiders shot 8-26 from three-point range and were out-rebounded, 44-37. The Spiders’ next game is Saturday against No. 9 UNC.
Hofstra leads, 33-24, after an ugly first half. Anthony and Lindsay combined for 18 first-half points.