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Kenney, Kimbrough lift La Salle past Richmond 84-78

Jan. 23, 2021 5:40 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Sherif Kenney scored 17 points to lead six La Salle players in double figures as the Explorers beat Richmond 84-78 on Saturday. Jared Kimbrough added 12 points for the Explorers, who shot 57% from the floor to defeat the preseason conference favorite Spiders. Christian Ray chipped in...

Golden, Burton lift Richmond past George Mason 77-57

Jan. 9, 2021 2:29 PM EST

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Grant Golden had 18 points and 10 rebounds as Richmond easily defeated George Mason 77-57 on Saturday. Tyler Burton added 17 points for the Spiders, while Jacob Gilyard chipped in 15. Burton also had eight rebounds, while Gilyard posted five steals. Blake Francis had 13 points and six...

Gilyard scores 22 to carry Richmond past Rhode Island 80-73

Jan. 6, 2021 8:54 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Jacob Gilyard had a season-high 22 points as Richmond defeated Rhode Island 80-73 on Wednesday night. Grant Golden had 17 points, nine rebounds and five assists for Richmond (8-3, 2-1 Atlantic 10 Conference). Blake Francis added 15 points and Nathan Cayo had 14. Gilyard made 6 of 8...

Holmes, Lofton lift St. Bonaventure past Richmond 69-66

Jan. 2, 2021 7:52 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Jaren Holmes registered 17 points as Saint Bonaventure narrowly defeated Richmond 69-66 on Saturday. Kyle Lofton added 16 points for the Bonnies, and Dominick Welch chipped in 11 points and nine rebounds. Osun Osunniyi had 13 rebounds for Saint Bonaventure (3-1, 1-1 Atlantic 10...

Ray scores 23 to lead Hofstra past Richmond 76-71

Dec. 22, 2020 5:23 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Jalen Ray had 23 points as Hofstra edged past Richmond 76-71 on Tuesday. Isaac Kante had 16 points and 11 rebounds for Hofstra (4-3). Tareq Coburn added 15 points and Kvonn Cramer had 12 points. Grant Golden had 15 points and five assists for the Spiders (6-2). Tyler Burton added 15...

Francis lifts Richmond over Loyola of Chicago 75-73

Dec. 18, 2020 9:52 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Blake Francis had 27 points as Richmond edged past Loyola of Chicago 75-73 on Friday night. Jacob Gilyard had 19 points for Richmond (6-1). Grant Golden added 14 points and seven rebounds. He also had eight turnovers. Tyler Burton had nine rebounds. Braden Norris had 21 points for the...

Richmond guard Jacob Gilyard, left, passes as Vanderbilt guard Scotty Pippen Jr. defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020, in Nashville. (AP Photo/John Amis)

Richmond builds 24-point lead, holds off Vanderbilt 78-67

Dec. 16, 2020 3:36 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Blake Francis scored 21 points, Grant Golden had 14 points and eight rebounds, and Richmond used a big first half to beat Vanderbilt 78-67 on Wednesday. Richmond controlled the first half, building a double-digit lead after just six minutes and leading by 24 points at halftime after...

West Virginia guard Miles McBride (4) shoots while defended by Richmond guard Blake Francis (1) and forward Nathan Cayo (4) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020, in Morgantown, W.Va. (AP Photo/Kathleen Batten)

McBride scores 20, No. 11 WVU beats No. 19 Richmond 87-71

Dec. 13, 2020 4:56 PM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia coach Bob Huggins knew his team was capable of putting together a solid shooting performance. It took six games for that to happen. Miles McBride scored 20 points and the 11th-ranked Mountaineers rode a hot-shooting first half to an 87-71 victory over No. 19 Richmond...

Burton, Golden lead No. 19 Richmond past Northern Iowa 78-68

Dec. 9, 2020 9:07 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Richmond coach Chris Mooney has sung the praises of sophomore Tyler Burton before, but he cranked up the expectations Wednesday night after Burton's best game yet. “As I've said a couple of times, I think he's going to be one of the great Richmond players of all-time,”...

Richmond's Tyler Burton, right, shoots as Wofford's Sam Godwin defends during an NCAA college basketball game in Richmond, Va., Monday, Dec. 7, 2020. (Alexa Welch Edlund/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP)

Gilyard's late 3 seals No. 19 Richmond’s win over Wofford

Dec. 7, 2020 5:25 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Jacob Gilyard and No. 19 Richmond stepped into uncharted territory and learned a lesson. The Spiders, playing for the first time this season as a ranked team, scored the game's first 11 points Monday but needed Gilyard's 3-pointer with 19.5 seconds left to beat Wofford 77-72. “I...