Richmond defeats Fordham 82-70

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Kendall Anthony scored 24 points and Richmond defeated Fordham 82-70 on Saturday night.

Richmond (17-,8, 7-3 Atlantic 10) ran its win streak to three and has won seven of its last nine after its victory over the Rams (9-15, 2-9) before a sold-out crowd of 7,201 at Robins Center.

Anthony, the Atlantic 10 scoring leader in conference games at 19.6 points per game coming in, made all 10 of his free throws. ShawnDre’ Jones added 14 points, Deion Taylor 13 and Trey Davis 11 for the Spiders.

Jon Severe scored 28 points for the Rams, who have lost three straight. Branden Frazier added 24.

The Spiders led 38-31 at halftime. The Rams rallied within two with 10:38 left in the game. Richmond rebuilt the lead, and a basket and two free throws by Anthony put the Spiders up 13 with 2:39 left. The lead remained in double figures thereafter.