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Thursday, February 29, 2024

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Sports

Three football players arrested, three suspended from team

Three University of Richmond football players have been suspended indefinitely from the team, and another has left the school, according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Wide receiver Donte Boston, junior, and linebacker Harry Lee Daniel, sophomore, have been deactivated until further notice, according to the report.


Sports

Spiders earn 12th seed, face Vanderbilt in Denver Thursday

The University of Richmond men's basketball team is headed back to the NCAA Tournament, but the recently crowned Atlantic-10 champions earned a surprisingly low 12th seed and will play Vanderbilt University during the first round in Denver on Thursday. The game will be broadcast on TBS at approximately 4:10 p.m., immediately following the 1:40 p.m.


Sports

Richmond wins Atlantic 10 title, 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. Richmond won the Atlantic 10 Conference's automatic bid by defeating the University of Dayton, 67-54, Sunday afternoon at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J.


Sports

Richmond takes down Temple, heads to Atlantic-10 Final

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. ? Richmond coach Chris Mooney had one goal to accomplish during his press conference Saturday. "I don't want to say too much because growing up, I always made fun of the coaches who cried at the podium," Mooney said when describing his team's effort in the University of Richmond's 58-54 victory in the Atlantic 10 Conference Tournament Saturday afternoon in Atlantic City, N.J.


Sports

Richmond survives Rhode Island in A-10 quarterfinal

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. ? University of Richmond senior Dan Geriot wanted a jumping chest bump from fellow senior Justin Harper after Harper's emphatic one-hand dunk with about eight minutes left in Friday's Atlantic 10 Conference quarterfinal game against the University of Rhode Island.


Basketball

Harper, Anderson, Smith earn Atlantic 10 Conference honors

Richmond has two first-team all-conference selections for the third time in school history. Seniors Kevin Anderson and Justin Harper were named to the first team all-Atlantic 10 Conference team, while fellow senior Kevin Smith was named to the A-10 all-defensive team. The voting was conducted among the 14 head coaches in the conference. The awards add to what has become one of the most successful classes in Richmond men's basketball history.


Sports

Media Timeout: 3/3/2011

? The Washington Redskins cut one of its more charismatic and productive players Monday when the front office released runningback Clinton Portis.


Track & Field

Benford seeks track and field NCAA berth

After a disappointing weekend at the Atlantic 10 Indoor Track and Field Championships for the men's and women's teams, redshirt senior Andrew Benford is still working to earn a spot at Nationals. The Notre Dame Last Chance Invitational in South Bend, Ind., is a meet for athletes who are on the bubble of competing for an NCAA title, but haven't qualified yet.


Sports

Shells sets records, but wants more

Senior guard Brittani Shells makes breaking records look as easy as her signature reverse finger-roll layup. Shells became the University of Richmond women's basketball team's second all-time leading scorer on Senior Day on Saturday against St.


Sports

Kevin Anderson is ______

Kevin Anderson scored 20 points in Saturday's win against the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, surpassing the 2,000-point mark and making him the third all-time scorer in University of Richmond basketball history. While Anderson is not leading this year's team in scoring or assists, he is the most important part of the offense, whether he touches the ball or not.


Baseball

Darkness forces Richmond's game to end in a tie

University of Richmond freshman Nick Poulos struck out with the bases loaded to end the 10th inning and force Richmond's game against state-rival Virginia Military Institute to end in a 6-6 tie Tuesday evening at Pitt Field. Pitt Field, which does not have lights, started to get dark during the ninth inning and it was decided before the 10th inning that it would be the last inning of the game.