The host Spiders (13-7, 3-2) led most of the longtime rivals’ initial meeting as
Brothers came off a screen and tied the game at 69 on about a 30-foot shot from a court logo with 4 seconds left, and Richmond maintained that momentum into overtime.
Leading 73-72, UR went on a 9-0 run for an 82-74 lead with 1:40 left. Cedrick Lindsay’s basket-plus-free throw, followed by 3-pointers from Kendall Anthony and Brothers, all but ensured the triumph.
Anthony had 26 points. Juvonte Reddic led the Rams with 20 points and 10 rebounds.
Senior Michael Lyons from
The Falcons shot 36 of 56 (64.3 percent) from the field, including 10 of 18 (55.6 percent) from 3-point range.