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.