RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Daniel Puckett scored five of his
career-high 12 points during a 7-0 spurt late in the game as Tulane
held off Richmond 75-63 Thursday night.
The Green Wave (7-4) led 45-26 with 17:11 left following layup
by Puckett. The Spiders gradually rallied, pulling to 55-51 on Drew
Crank's layup with 5:08 remaining.
Richmond (4-7) trailed 60-56 following a pair of free throws by
Peter Thomas with 2:43 left.
Tulane ran off the next seven points, leading 67-56 with 1:10
remaining, and from there Richmond could get no closer than eight.
Tulane hit 14 of 22 shots en route to a 40-24 lead.