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SPIDERS: The Black & Blue Classic, a rivalry renewed

Coming off of a convincing and much needed win over conference-foe Charlotte (81-61) last Saturday night at the Robins Center, the University of Richmond welcomes cross-town rival Virginia Commonwealth University.

5 Things

From Rams to Spiders, from bullets to cutlasses, and from big red dogs to crazy cats, this weekend is for doers.

The Black: VCU destroys RVA rival University of Richmond 73-51

Last March, VCU and UR brought new meaning to basketball in Richmond. After competing for years in the in the same conference, their annual meeting in The Black and Blue Classic has become an important game for both teams. Friday night, the Richmond Spiders traveled crosstown to take on the VCU Rams.