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Richmond Defeats Rhode Island 80-73 - Recap

Richmond earned a 80-73 victory over Rhode Island on Wednesday, getting 22 points from Jacob Gilyard at Robins Center.

Richmond won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the -4.5-point spread as favorites.

Grant Golden had 17 points for Richmond and Blake Francis chipped in with 15 points. Grant Golden had 5 assists for them, while Grant Golden was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.

Rhode Island got 18 points from Fatts Russell in a losing cause and another 12 points from Antwan Walker. Fatts Russell contributed 4 assists for them, while Antwan Walker had 8 rebounds.

Richmond led at halftime, $HalfScore.

The rebound battle favored Rhode Island as they grabbed 35 boards, while Richmond only had 27

Richmond heads into a battle against George Mason. Rhode Island, meanwhile, will have their next action against VCU.