Terry Allen scored 17 second-half points to propel the Spiders to a 65-54 victory over South Alabama in the second game of the Gotham Classic at the Robins Center…
In the first game of the first round of the Atlantic 10 Women’s Basketball Tournament, VCU (22-8, 10-7) sent crosstown rival Richmond (14-16, 8-9) on a 10-minute bus ride back to campus with a 61-52 victory…
The George Washington women’s basketball team jumped out to a big early lead and held on down the stretch for a 59-53 win over Richmond in the first round of the Atlantic 10 Championship at Michael J. Hagan ’85 Arena on the campus of Saint Joseph’s University.
Charlotte closed the opening period on a 16-2 spurt and never looked back to earn a 64-55 victory Sunday afternoon at Richmond in the women’s basketball regular-season finale for both programs. The win is the 13th in a row for the 49ers, extending the school record, and assuring them of the No. 2 seed in the upcoming Atlantic 10 Tournament.
Richmond defeated Rhode Island, 60-50, for its fourth-straight win Wednesday night at the Ryan Center. The Spiders (16-13, 6-7) won its 13th-straight over Rhode Island and improved to 14-2 all-time against the Rams. Rhode Island (6-21, 1-12) lost its third-straight and 15th of its last 17 games.
The Spiders improved to 15-13, 5-7 while Butler fell to 16-11, 7-5 overall. The win was Richmond’s third-straight and first in conference play away from the Robins Center. The pivotal win moved Richmond into eight-place in the conference standings.
Four Spiders scored in double-figures, led by Kristina King’s 17 points. Bilney added 16, while Becca Wann scored 15. Yazmean Burgess came off the bench to score a career-high 12 points, going 3-of-5 from the field, 2-of-2 from long range and grabbing three steals. Wann led Spider rebounding with nine boards.
Sophomore Chakecia Miller scored four points in the final 11 seconds and came up with a key steal to give the George Washington women’s basketball team a come-from-behind 57-54 victory over Atlantic 10 rival Richmond on Wednesday evening at the Charles E. Smith Center.
Four Flyers scored in double figures as #17/15 Dayton women’s basketball downed Richmond 72-64 Sunday at the Robins Center in an ESPNU nationally-televised game. The Flyers improve to 19-1 overall and 7-0 in the Atlantic 10. Richmond is now 12-11 overall, 2-5 A-10. The game was close down the stretch as the Flyers got into foul trouble.
The Spiders had used an overwhelming 20-4 scoring spurt to force the game into overtime. The Musketeers did not make a field goal the final 9:32 minutes of regulation. Richmond outscored Xavier 36-27 in the second half and 14-4 in overtime to run away with the win.