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OPINION | You dropped your crown, Jordan King

In a short blip of time, King captured A-10 Conference Player of the Week honors on three separate occasions, he won A-10 Co-Player of the Year and he made the A-10 First Team All-Conference, as well as the A-10 All-Academic Team.  


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Sophomore forward Maggie Doogan during the March 22 game against Duke University. Courtesy of Richmond Athletics.
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Spiders’ dance halts in Round of 64

“I could not have been prouder,” UR Head Coach Aaron Roussell said in a postgame press conference. “Everything you ask your players to do at the end of a season of playing their best basketball, playing their hardest, playing together– they were just so fun to coach here for these last few weeks."


Head Coach Chris Mooney described the NIT as a "great opportunity" for another chance at postseason play after UR's loss in the Atlantic 10 Tournament quarterfinals. Courtesy of Richmond Athletics.
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Men’s basketball secures NIT bid

After a heartbreaking 66-61 loss to Saint Joseph’s University in the quarterfinal round of the Atlantic 10 Tournament on March 14 – a loss which squelched any chances of an NCAA Tournament bid – the University of Richmond men’s basketball was selected to play in the National Invitational Tournament. 


The Spiders celebrate their victory over the University of Rhode Island on March 10. Courtesy of Richmond Athletics.
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Ticket punched: Spiders headed to March Madness

The University of Richmond women’s basketball team took down the University of Rhode Island 65-51 on March 10 in the Atlantic 10 Championship, securing an automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament. This is the Spiders’ first A-10 Championship in the history of the program.