Richmond 72, Hampton 51

Four players hit double figures and Richmond outscored Hampton

40-25 in the second half of the Spiders’ 72-51 win on Thursday


Richmond (2-1) entered the second half leading 32-26, but used a

29-12 run to take a 61-38 lead with 8:43 left to play. Derrick

Williams hit a 3-pointer and then a made a layup 30 seconds later

to give Richmond a 66-40 lead and put the game out of reach for

Hampton. Williams finished with 10 points.

Darien Brothers scored 15 points, Kendall Anthony added 14 and

Josh Dunker recorded 10 for Richmond.

Hampton (1-1) was led by 11 points from Mike Tuitt and 11 points

from Jasper Williams.

Richmond shot 40.7 percent (24 of 59) from the field compared to

just 25 percent (15 of 60) for Hampton. The Spiders nailed an

impressive 52.4 percent (11 of 21) of their 3-point attempts.