Kendall Anthony and Cedrick Lindsay did all they could to keep Richmond alive against cross-town rival VCU, but the Rams proved the better all-around team and dropped the Spiders to 14-8 (4-3) on the season.
The Richmond Spiders were unable to continue their streak of hot basketball against the #19 St. Louis Billikens.
Trey Davis had a career night, and six different Spiders poured in a combined ten 3-pointers to help push Richmond over the edge against the Hawks of St. Joseph’s, 77-62, Saturday evening at the Robins Center.
Led by Kendall Anthony’s 21 points, the Richmond Spiders followed up their crucial win against the Dayton Flyers last Saturday with a shocking upset of A–10 leading UMass, 58–55, at the Robins Center Wednesday night.
In their gutsiest performance of the season, the University of Richmond improves to 2–1 in conference play in their first game back in the fully renovated Robins Center.
A No BS! Brass Band member is helping tweak the UR pep band’s sound with the help of some of the city’s best musicians.
Cedrick Lindsay and Terry Allen lead a cast of four Spiders in double-digits to out duel the A-10 leading scorer and the Fordham Rams, improving to 11-5 (1-1) on the season.
Down thirteen at the half, the Richmond Spiders managed to take a second-half lead but failed to close the deal, losing to the Bonnies of St. Bonaventure Tuesday night in their conference opener.
Richmond loses a double-digit lead once again but manages to hold off CAA opponent Northeastern with hot outside shooting and stout defense, improving to 10-4 on the season.
In their final non-conference home game of season, the Richmond Spiders downed Old Dominion, 67-58, to improve to 9-4.