The Collegian
Saturday, June 15, 2024

David Weissman

VCU dominant in third win over Richmond this season

The third time was not the charm for the Spiders. The Virginia Commonwealth University Rams completed the three-game season sweep over University of Richmond to move on to the Atlantic 10 Tournament semifinals. The Barclays Center in Brooklyn housed VCU's most complete effort of the series this season, as the Rams led the entire game, usually by double digits, in pulling out the easy win, 71-53, Friday night. "We came out planning for a 40-minute battle," Melvin Johnson, VCU guard, said.

Rapid Recap: Richmond 60, George Mason 69

Final score: University of Richmond- 60, George Mason University- 69 What happened: Richmond couldn't overcome one of its worst halves of the season and dropped a game to team that played better than last place in the Atlantic-10 conference.

Rapid Recap: Richmond 31, William & Mary 20

Final Score: University of Richmond- 31, College of William & Mary- 20 What Happened: After a disappointing start to the season, the Spiders finished strong, capping off their four-game winning streak with their most complete showing of the season in today's Capital Cup.

Live Blog: Richmond vs. William & Mary

4th Quarter, 0:00- Richmond takes a knee, and the clock runs out, giving Richmond the 31-20 victory, its fourth straight to end the season at 6-6. 4th Quarter, 0:28- The teams showing why they're rivals, as some pushing and shoving commences following the unsuccessful onside kick attempt. 4th Quarter, 0:30- On 3rd and goal, Caprio plunges into the end zone for the meaningless one-yard touchdown, cutting Richmond's lead to 31-20. 4th Quarter, 1:23- A nice catch by McBride at the 2-yard line threatens to ruin Richmond's second-half shutout. 4th Quarter, 1:37- Richmond's punt in tipped, and the ball rolls out of bounds at the UR 25. 4th Quarter, 4:21- Nevermind.

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