Treveon Graham scored 21 points on 8-of-11 shooting as the 21st-ranked
Juvonte Reddic had 16 points and nine rebounds for the Rams (24-6, 12-3), who moved into a first-place tie atop the
Cedrick Lindsay scored 22 points for Richmond (17-13, 7-8), which beat VCU in overtime in January.
The Spiders were poised to knock off their crosstown rival again, with a Terry Allen 3-pointer tying the game at 79 with 3:13 remaining. But a Graham layup ignited a game-sealing 11-0 run.
Maurice Kemp had 29 points and nine rebounds as host East Carolina edged Tulane. Miguel Paul added 13 points and 11 assists for the Pirates (17-11, 8-7
Patriot League quarterfinals:
Tilman Dunbar paced Navy (8-23) with nine points.
Bucknell will stay at home for a semifinal against No. 4 Army, which ousted No. 5 American 65-44 in
No. 7 Holy Cross, coached by Kecoughtan High graduate Milan Brown, saw its season end at 12-18 with a 77-54 loss at No. 2 Lafayette in
Seth Hinrichs scored 20 for the Leopards, who were 14-of-26 from 3-point range, and Tony Johnson added 19 points, seven rebounds and five assists.
The Tribe led most of the way after overcoming a nine-point deficit with three consecutive 3-pointers to tie the game at 29. ...
Elena Delle Donne scored 24 points, Danielle Parker reached 1,000 career rebounds and No. 16