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2011 NCAA Tournament

University of Richmond junior forward Darrius Garrett (1) goes up for a layup during a team practice at the Alamadome in San Antonio on Thursday, March 24, 2011, a day before the Spiders' game against No. 2 ranked University of Kansas. (Andrew Prezioso/The Collegian)
University of Richmond junior forward Darrius Garrett (1) goes up for a layup during a team practice at the Alamadome in San Antonio on Thursday, March 24, 2011, a day before the Spiders' game against No. 2 ranked University of Kansas. (Andrew Prezioso/The Collegian)

SAN ANTONIO -- Junior Darrius Garrett (pictured) will be counted on by Chris Mooney to try to slow down the Morris twins from Kansas tomorrow.

Game Stories

March 19, 2011, 7:25 pm ET

Richmond defeats Morehead State to advance to Sweet 16

DENVER -- The selection committee may not have wanted them in the tournament, but the University of Richmond Spiders are headed to the Sweet 16.

March 17, 2011, 6:48 pm ET

Richmond stuns Vanderbilt in second round

DENVER -- The seedings of the University of Richmond and Vanderbilt University say that Richmond's 69-66 victory was an upset. But don't try telling that to Richmond coach Chris Mooney.

March 24, 2011, 5:46 pm ET

KU's Morris twins present new problems for the Spiders

SAN ANTONIO -- The challenge of handling one big man? Richmond has accomplished that so far in the 2011 NCAA tournament. But going up against a pair of big men -- who happen to be twins to boot -- well, that's a new challenge.

March 24, 2011, 1:48 am ET

Spiders spin web to San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO -- Richmond coach Chris Mooney doesn't have to go far back into the annals to show that the University of Richmond can beat the University of Kansas. In fact, he only has to go back seven years.

March 19, 2011, 12:25 am ET

Anderson grows into role of team leader

DENVER -- For the first three years at Richmond, it was not just senior Kevin Anderson's size that made him at times invisible on the court.

March 16, 2011, 7:20 pm ET

Richmond looks to move on from 'Giant Killers' nickname

DENVER -- The announcer finally recognized the Spiders as from the Atlantic 10 Conference, but the result was the same: the Spiders have work to do before they become a household name.

March 13, 2011, 2:08 pm ET

Richmond wins A10, secures NCAA bid

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- There is no more speculation, the University of Richmond is headed back to the NCAA Tournament for the second-consecutive year.

March 12, 2011, 8:00 pm ET

Richmond takes down Temple, goes to A10 Final

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- Temple had been the three-time A-10 winner and had beaten Richmond by 20 points last month in Philadelphia.

March 11, 2011, 11:53 pm ET

Richmond survives Rhode Island in A10 quarterfinals

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- Even though the celebration wasn't memorable, the play certainly was as it helped break Richmond out of its game-long shooting funk as the Spiders survived the Rams, 55-45, despite shooting 32 percent for the game.

"We won one game, but didn't win the tournament. That's our ultimate goal."

-- Kevin Anderson, Richmond senior point guard, after defeating No. 5 Vanderbilt University

"I was proud about how we won both games and went about our business."

-- Chris Mooney, Richmond coach, after defeating No. 13 Morehead State

"Not necessarily looked at as a giant, but looked at as a great team, knowing that we've done great things in our careers here at Richmond."

-- Justin Harper, Richmond senior forward

City Pep Rally

March 21, 2011, 4:45 pm ET

Watch Parties

March 21, 2011, 4:45 pm ET

Third Round: Morehead St.

»By Anna Kuta

March 20, 2011, 5:20 pm ET

Second Round: Vanderbilt

»By Anna Kuta

March 18, 2011, 2:31 am ET

Atlantic 10 Championship

March 14, 2011, 11:06 pm ET

Senior Day

February 22, 2011, 5:24 pm ET

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