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After being the youngest starter on Richmond’s 2011 Sweet 16 team, Darien Brothers highlighted his senior season with a clutch 3-pointer in a win over VCU.
Richmond played competitively for most of Wednesday’s game against rival VCU, but fell behind in the last few minutes because of turnovers and physical defense.
Rachel Bilney moved into second place on Richmond’s all-time three-point field goal list while Sam Bilney added 14 points as the Spiders defeated VCU, 66-62.
This spring’s Eco-Olymplics, which began Feb. 3, consists of Campus Conservation Nationals and RecycleMania. Richmond is competing with VCU.
Excitement for the rivalry game between Richmond and VCU escalated throughout the week before culminating in Thursday’s overtime win for the Spiders.
Check out photos from Richmond’s exciting overtime victory over 19th-ranked VCU, as Spider fans rushed the court at the conclusion of the upset.
After coming back from a 7-point deficit with under a minute to play, Richmond dominated in overtime to defeat 19th-ranked VCU, 86-74, in the Robins Center.
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?