Recap: Richmond vs. La Salle
Richmond, VA (SportsNetwork.com) - Terry Allen came within a rebound of a double-double as he tallied 23 points for the Richmond Spiders during their 62-49 win against the La Salle Explorers in Atlantic 10 Conference play at the Robins Center.
Also scoring in double figures for the Spiders (18-9, 8-4 A10), as they won for the fourth time in the last five outings, was Kendall Anthony with 14 points, although he shot just 4-of-15 from the floor.
The Explorers (12-14, 4-8) were led by Tyreek Duren with a game-high 26 points on 6-of-9 shooting behind the 3-point line, while Jerrell Wright responded with 10 points and nine rebounds as the team bowed for the eighth time in nine tries.
Both teams had a lot of trouble locating the basket in the first half, with the Spiders converting just 8-of-32 from the floor, including 2-of-10 beyond the arc, en route to a 24-23 deficit at the break.
After hitting only 32.3 percent from the field through the first 20 minutes of action, La Salle hovered around the same level (33.3 percent) in the second half, preventing the Explorers from keeping up with a Richmond squad that turned it around with a sizzling 63.6 percent from the field.
The visitors shot only 6-of-11 at the free-throw line on the day and had almost as many turnovers (15) as field goals (18).Game Notes