AMHERST, Mass. -- Dan Geriot scored 24 points, leading four Richmond players in double figures as the Spiders defeated Massachusetts 84-68 on Saturday.
The Spiders (15-5, 4-1 Atlantic 10 Conference) got 21 points from Justin Harper, 17 from Darien Brothers and 11 from Kevin Smith to win for the 11th time in their past 13 conference road games.Anthony Gurley scored 30 points for Massachusetts (11-7, 3-2), including a career-high six 3-pointers. He passed two players on the school's all-time scoring list to reach 30th place with 1,130 career points.The Spiders shot 51.9 percent from the field (28 of 54) and 85 percent at the free-throw line (17 of 20) while the Minutemen struggled. UMass shot only 37.7 percent from the field (23 of 61) and 57.7 percent at the line (15 of 26).Javorn Farrell added 16 points for UMass, which saw its two-game winning streak end.