25 years ago, No. 15 Richmond beat No. 2 Syracuse to redefine March Madness

The 1991 NCAA Tournament was noteworthy for three overarching reasons: 1) Before a single game began, this became CBS’s first wall-to-wall tournament. Black Rock finally picked up all of the first round. That was a big deal at a time when cable had not saturated the market to the extent it does today. 2) When the tournament ended, it became remembered more than anything else for...
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March 14, 2016  |  Discuss

A-10 Tournament: Richmond Ends Fordham's Season 70-55

by Anthony Rushing @AnthonySJD Day two of the Atlantic 10 Championship tournament, in Brooklyn, kicked off with the number eight seeded Fordham Rams taking on the ninth-seeded Richmond Spiders. T.J. Cline and ShawnDre’ Jones led the way for Richmond, with 17 points each, to a 70-55 victory over the Rams. Richmond led by 16 at halftime and almost coughed up the lead before pulling...
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March 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Richmond reserve Wood to miss 2nd game with concussion

NEW YORK (AP) Richmond forward Marshall Wood will miss the Spiders' third-round game against Dayton on Friday in the Atlantic 10 Conference tournament because of a concussion. Wood was held out of Richmond's second-round victory against Fordham on Thursday. Coach Chris Mooney said after the 70-55 win that Wood wouldn't be available Friday but left open the possibility the junior...
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March 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Richmond pulls away from Fordham, 70-55, to advance in A-10

NEW YORK (AP) T.J. Cline and ShawnDre' Jones each scored 17 points as Richmond blew almost all of a 16-point halftime lead before pulling away from Fordham for a 70-55 victory in the second round of the Atlantic 10 tournament Thursday. The ninth-seeded Spiders (16-15) will face top seed Dayton on Friday at Barclays Center. Ryan Rhoomes had 18 points and 14 rebounds for No. 8 Fordham...
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March 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Richmond reserve Marshall Wood sidelined by concussion

NEW YORK (AP) Richmond forward Marshall Wood will miss the Spiders' Atlantic 10 Conference tournament opener against Fordham on Thursday because of a concussion. The school says the redshirt junior suffered the concussion Sunday in a single-car accident when he swerved to avoid a deer on the road. He is in the Spiders' medical staff's concussion protocol and his status will be...
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March 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Dayton uses second-half rally to slip past Richmond 85-84

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Scoochie Smith scored 24 of his career-high 26 points in the second half to help Dayton rally for an 85-84 win over Richmond on Tuesday night. Charles Cooke hit four 3-pointers and finished with 21 points, while Dyshawn Pierre scored 15 and grabbed 10 rebounds for Dayton. An 11-4 run to open the second half put the Flyers (23-6, 13-4 Atlantic 10) up 43-41,...
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March 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Road To Selection Sunday: Richmond and the Unthinkable

The NCAA tournament is right around the corner! Before the big dance gets underway, we wanted to take a look back at some of the most memorable moments by spotlighting 20 different upsets in the 20 days leading up to selection Sunday. Upsets are one of the many things that make the NCAA tournament one of the greatest sporting events in the world. This will be happy for some and...
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March 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Allen with 25 points as Richmond beats Duquesne 83-67

PITTSBURGH (AP) Terry Allen scored 25 points and grabbed eight rebounds as Richmond beat Duquesne 83-67 on Saturday, snapping a three-game slide. T.J. Cline added 23 points, five rebounds and seven assists and ShawnDre' Jones added 13 points for the Spiders (15-13, 7-9 Atlantic 10 Conference) who hit 53 percent from the field overall and 74 percent from the free throw line. Richmond...
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February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Passing fancy: Nancy Lieberman's son also an adept passer

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Richmond forward T.J. Cline takes a pass at the left side of the foul line, spins and drives the lane. As he nears the basket, drawing a defender to him, he deftly scoops a pass to a teammate. It's a typical unselfish play by the 6-foot-9 Cline, who is living up to his bloodlines as the son of Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman. In what has been a breakout season...
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February 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Johnson's 20 points lead VCU past Richmond, 87-74

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Melvin Johnson scored 16 of his 20 points in the second half when VCU took charge with 19-6 run and the Rams turned back every rally Richmond could muster in an 87-74 victory Friday night. Justin Tillman added 15 points and Jordan Burgess had 14 for VCU (20-7, 12-2 Atlantic 10). The Rams led 61-44 after Doug Brooks capped the second-half burst with a 3-pointer...
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February 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Jones scores 17, Richmond rallies to beat Fordham, 71-67

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) ShawnDre' Jones scored 17 points and Richmond closed the game on a 19-8 run and beat Fordham 71-67 on Saturday night. T.J. Cline added 13 points and Terry Allen 12 for the Spiders (14-10, 6-6 Atlantic 10), who won their third in a row. Ryan Rhoomes had 19 points and 12 rebounds and Christian Sengfelder had 14 points and 15 rebounds for the Rams (12-11, 3-9...
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February 13, 2016  |  Discuss

SLU falls 67-53 to Richmond

SAINT LOUIS, Mo. -- T.J. Cline had 18 points, Terry Allen added 15 and Richmond used a strong second half to get past Saint Louis 67-53 on Wednesday night.The Spiders (13-10, 5-6 Atlantic 10) opened the second half with a 13-1 run, stretching a one-point halftime lead to 45-32. ShawnDre' Jones added 10 points for Richmond, which led by double digits the rest of the way.Aaron Hines...
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February 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Cline's 24 points help Richmond beat UMass 69-53

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) T.J. Cline scored 24 points, Terry Allen tied a career high collecting 16 rebounds and ShawnDre' Jones dealt a career-high nine assists and Richmond beat Massachusetts 69-53 Saturday night. Jones scored 12 points and Marshall Wood added 10 for Richmond (12-10, 4-6 Atlantic 10). Cline finished with 8-of-12 shooting to go along with six rebounds. He's now made...
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February 06, 2016  |  Discuss

George Mason holds off Richmond with a 78-74 win

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Jaire Grayer scored 20 points and Otis Livingston II added 18 as George Mason held on to beat Richmond 78-74 Wednesday night. George Mason (8-14, 2-7 Atlantic 10) led 74-65 with 36 seconds left, but in a 29-second span, Jalen Jenkins committed three fouls-two in four seconds-and the Patriots turned the ball over twice to give Richmond a chance. T.J. Cline made...
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February 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Richmond knocks off George Washington 98-90 in 2OT

WASHINGTON (AP) ShawnDre' Jones scored 29 points, Khwan Fore had 18 and the pair combined for all 13 Richmond points in the second overtime of a 98-90 win over George Washington on Thursday night. Each made a basket and combined to go 9 of 12 from the line while the Colonials were 2 of 7 from the field with two turnovers in the second overtime. Jones had a 3-point play with 22...
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January 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Aldridge scores 34 in Davidson's 78-70 win over Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Peyton Aldridge scored a career-high 34 points to help lead Davidson to a 78-70 win over Richmond on Monday night. Aldridge made 11 of his 15 shots from the field, 11 of 13 at the free throw line, and pulled down seven rebounds. Jack Gibbs and Brian Sullivan each added 11 points for the Wildcats (12-6, 4-3 Atlantic 10). Davidson trailed 54-49 with nine minute...
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January 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Spiders prepare for loud reception in semifinal against NDSU

FARGO, N.D. (AP) The quarterback for the Richmond Spiders is embracing the opportunity to play football in a building that has not been kind to opposing quarterbacks. Sophomore Kyle Lauletta will guide the upstart Spiders Friday night against four-time defending FCS winner North Dakota State. The Pennsylvania native says he followed NDSU when he was a high school student and calls...
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December 17, 2015  |  Discuss

North Dakota State vs. Richmond: FCS Semifinal point spread, betting odds and tv info

On Friday night the FCS Semifinal will see a match-up between the North Dakota State Bisons and the Richmond Spiders. The road to FCS supremacy runs though the Fargodome as North Dakota State has won each FCS championships dating back to the 2011 season. North Dakota State (11-2) looks to remain supreme in the FCS, while Richmond (10-3) will try to knock them off. Coverage of this...
December 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Richmond, Green eliminate Illinois State in FCS quarters

(STATS) - So much of the early, and negative, talk surrounding the FCS playoffs was centered on all five Missouri Valley Conference qualifiers being placed in one half of the bracket. Perhaps that stood out to the Richmond Spiders, who on Friday night proved it's much more than just a Missouri Valley party. The No. 7-seeded Spiders ended No. 2 seed Illinois State's FCS-best 19...
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December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Allen leads Richmond over Northern Iowa 82-67

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Terry Allen scored 21 points and notched a career-high five steals, and Richmond made 52 percent of its 3-point attempts en route to an 82-67 win over Northern Iowa on Saturday night. Allen shot 4 of 5 from beyond the arc and was one of five Richmond (5-3) players to score in double figures. T.J. Cline and ShawnDre' Jones both had seven assists for the Spiders...
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December 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida Basketball Shows Best Performance Of Season Against Richmond

The Florida Gators (6-1) got off to an early start over the Richmond Spiders (4-3) and took a huge first half lead on Star Wars Night. The Gators showed off their best performance of the season this far, cruising to an almost unopposed 76-56 victory. The first 20 minutes played by the Gators were inspiring and showed the potential of the program under Mike White. The Gators led 40...
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December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Allen powers Richmond to upset of 14th-ranked Cal

LAS VEGAS — Terry Allen had 34 points and 12 rebounds to lead Richmond to a 94-90 victory over No. 14 California on Friday night in a Las Vegas Invitational consolation game.ShawnDre' Jones added 22 points, and Marshall Wood had 24 for the Spiders (4-2).After squandering a second-half 15-point lead, and falling behind 81-77 with a little less than four minutes left, the Spiders...
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November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Allen has 34 points, 12 rebounds, Richmond beats No. 14 Cal

LAS VEGAS (AP) Terry Allen had 34 points and 12 rebounds to lead Richmond to a 94-89 victory over No. 14 California on Friday night in a Las Vegas Invitational consolation game. ShawnDre' Jones added 22 points, and Marshall Wood had 24 for the Spiders (4-2). After squandering a second-half 15-point lead, and falling behind 81-77 with a little less than 4 minutes left, the Spiders...
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November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Richmond shooters remain hot, beat Bethune-Cookman 89-64

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Terry Allen scored 25 points with 13 rebounds and five assists to spark Richmond to an 89-64 win over Bethune-Cookman on Saturday night. The Spiders (3-1) made 30 of 60 shots from the floor - shooting 50-percent or better for all four games this season. Allen has scored 25 points or better twice this season. The double-double was his first this season, ninth...
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November 21, 2015  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Lee Corso Makes College GameDay Pick In Old School Fashion

It’s College GameDay at James Madison University as they take on the University of Richmond in a good, old-fashioned Virginia state rivalry. In GameDay tradition, Lee Corso made his pick for the game’s winner, but this time he added a little revolutionary-era flare. Corso picked the James Madison Dukes over the Richmond Spiders and dressed up as the founding father himself. ...
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October 24, 2015  |  Discuss
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