Risland 28 33 61
Richmond 38 26 64
Date of game: 1/9/2013

Recap: Richmond vs. Rhode Island

Richmond, VA (Sports Network) - Darien Brothers scored 15 points for the Richmond Spiders who earned a 64-61 victory over the Rhode Island Rams in an Atlantic 10 showdown at the Robins Center.

Brothers was a perfect 8-of-8 from the charity stripe for the Spiders (11-5, 1-0 A-10), who have won two in a row now after a three-game losing streak. Greg Robbins and Deion Taylor added 11 points each while Robbins also pulled down a team-high seven rebounds.

Xavier Munford tallied 25 points on 8-of-15 shooting for the Rams (5-9, 0-1), who have lost two of their last three. Mike Aaman recorded a double-double, off the bench with 13 points and 12 rebounds. Nikola Malesevic helped on the glass by grabbing nine rebounds.

Richmond led 38-28 at halftime after shooting 48.1 percent from the floor in the first half.

Rhode Island outscored the Spiders, 33-26, in the second half but despite its 19-4 run to end the game, and cutting the deficit to just one point with 30 seconds remaining. However, Richmond hit four of its last six free-throw attempts to seal the win. Munford was able to hit a layup with three seconds left to make it a three-point game but the Rams ran out of time.

The Rams shot 38.6 percent from the field throughout the game while Richmond knocked down 42 percent of its shots from the floor.

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