Scores

Final

St. Bonaventure 49

(15-15, 6-10 A 10)

Richmond 65

(18-14, 9-7 A 10)

    9:00 PM ET, March 11, 2009

    1 2 T
    SBON 22 2749
    RICH 28 3765

    Top Performers

    St. Bonaventure: A. Nicholson 13 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

    Richmond: K. Anderson 22 Pts, 1 Reb, 6 Ast, 3 Stl

    Richmond 65, St. Bonaventure 49

    Associated Press

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- Kevin Anderson scored 22 points to lead sixth-seeded Richmond to an 65-49 win over No. 11 St. Bonaventure in the first round of the Atlantic 10 tournament on Wednesday.

    David Gonzalvez added 18 points and Ryan Butler had 10 for Richmond (18-14), which will play third-seeded Dayton at 9 p.m. Thursday in a quarterfinal game. Anderson added six assists for the Spiders, who were eliminated in the first round each of the last three years.

    Andrew Nicholson and Jonathan Hall paced St. Bonaventure (15-15) with 13 points apiece.

    Richmond led 28-22 at the half, then scored the first seven points of the second half, capped by Gonzalvez's fastbreak layup on a behind-the-back assist from Anderson.

    St. Bonaventure closed the gap to six when Michael Davenport hit consecutive 3-pointers with 9:39 left. But Butler converted five free throws during a 7-0 Richmond run that pushed the lead back to 13 with 6:31 left.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SBON
    RICH
    Points 49 65
    FG Made-Attempted 18-46 (.391) 23-54 (.426)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-16 (.188) 5-19 (.263)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-13 (.769) 14-24 (.583)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 2 16

    2008-09 Season

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    Jan 17, 2009 SBON 71, @RICH 67Recap
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