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After falling in a close contest to VCU eight days earlier, Richmond lost 71-53 in the A-10 Tournament quarterfinals in Brooklyn, N.Y.
VCU’s Briante Weber scored 18 points and led VCU’s suffocating defense in the Rams 71-53 victory. ShawnDre Jones led Richmond with 18 points.
Briante Weber scored 16 points for the Rams, as VCU dominated the Spiders in the opening 20 minutes.
Mat Shelton of VCU Ram Nation and Jack Nicholson, the sports editor for The Collegian, offer their thoughts on tonight’s meeting between Richmond and VCU.
Richmond brings a four-game losing streak into the A-10 tournament following its 60-48 loss at Dayton. Richmond would play VCU again if it beats Duquesne on Thursday.
Richmond led the Rams for the first 30 minutes, but VCU rallied late without either of its two point guards to beat Richmond 56-50 at the Robins Center.
Check out photos from Richmond’s second game of the season against rival VCU. Despite a game-high 20 points from Kendall Anthony, the Spiders fell, 56-50.
Richmond led for the first 29 minutes, but VCU ended with a hard-fought 56-50 victory.
Superb defense and great defensive rebounding helped Richmond jump to a 26-22 halftime lead.
Kendall Anthony scored a career-high 31 points, but it was not enough to get past VCU. Six rams scored in double figures on their way to an 81-70 victory.