Richmond takes control late, beats Davidson 84-76
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) T.J. Cline scored 18 points and Richmond gained enough breathing room over the final seven minutes to earn the season sweep of Davidson with an 84-76 win on Tuesday night.
Cline, who added eight assists and six boards, also surpassed 1,500 points for his career and currently sits in 11th place in program history.
ShawnDre’ Jones also scored 18 points for Richmond (16-11, 10-5), which remains locked in a third-place tie with Rhode Island in the Atlantic 10 standings.
Peyton Aldridge finished with 27 points and 13 rebounds for Davidson (14-12, 7-8), which was outshot by Richmond 60.4 percent to 49.1 percent, but hit 14 3-pointers.
The Wildcats rebounded from a 10-point halftime deficit with a 15-5 run to tie it at 50, eventually leading to a 65-60 lead. But Richmond immediately seized back the momentum, putting together a 19-2 run over the next seven minutes to regain a 12-point advantage and put the game out of reach.