Richmond vs William & Mary Final: 86-78 - Recap
|Richmond vs William & Mary Final: 86-78 - Recap|
Richmond earned an 86-78 victory over William & Mary on Wednesday, getting 20 points from Darien Brothers at Robins Center.
Richmond did not, however, defeat William & Mary against the spread, which closed at 15 at most sportsbooks.
Derrick Williams had 17 points for Richmond and Kendall Anthony chipped in with 15 points. Cedrick Lindsay had 6 assists for them, while Derrick Williams was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.
William & Mary got a 22-point performance from Marcus Thornton, who was supported by 20 points from Tim Rusthoven. Matt Rum had 5 assists in a losing cause for William & Mary, while Tim Rusthoven grabbed 9 rebounds.
Richmond hit the break leading 34-32 before taking care of business in the second half.
William & Mary won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 33-29.