Richmond cruises to 93-79 win over George Mason
The Spiders (11-19, 9-9 Atlantic 10) broke away midway through the opening half with a 12-0 run to make it 24-12 and protected it the rest of the way, taking a 45-32 advantage into the break. Fore, Golden and Sherod each had 3-pointers in the breakaway run.
In the second half, George Mason (15-16, 9-9) twice closed to within four points, 56-52 on Otis Livingston’s 3-pointer and then 58-54 on Jaire Grayer’s tip-in. Richmond dug in and Gilyard’s third 3-pointer of the game pushed the advantage to 78-66 with 4:28 remaining and the Spiders led by double figures the rest of the way.