Allen leads Richmond over Presbyterian 74-44
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Terry Allen scored 19 points and 10 rebounds to lead Richmond to a 74-44 victory over Presbyterian on Tuesday for the Spiders' fourth consecutive victory.
Allen was 8 of 11 from the floor in posting his fourth double-double this season. Trey Davis added 12 points and Khwan Fore 11 for the Spiders (8-3).
DeSean Murray, who came in averaging 21.6 points per game, led the Blue Hose (5-7) with 13 points, but had only two after halftime before fouling out. Reggie Dillard added 10.
Richmond shot 52.7 percent and scored 24 points off 22 turnovers. The Spiders had a 42-24 advantage in the paint.
Murray scored nine of Presbyterian's first 11 points, including five straight to tie the game. But the Spiders got the next six points and never trailed again. Richmond led 34-21 at halftime and a 15-3 run to open the second half left it comfortably ahead.