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The first twenty minutes of basketball looked drastically different than the second twenty minutes if you were a Spiders fan tonight.
VCU (16-5; 6-2 A10) and the University of Richmond met for the 84th time tonight, and like 53 meetings before this evening, the Rams came out on top. Tonights win made it three-straight for VCU in the head-to-head series.
Before tip-off, Senior Issac Vann, was honored at half-court for passing the 1,000-Point career milestone.
Just before the Under-16 media timeout, Marcus Evans punctuated his 2,000th point by hitting a three-pointer despite being fouled—he also made the subsequent free throw. Evans ended the night with 9 points and 3 assists.
VCU jumped out to an early lead 33-20, and looked to hold all the momentum as the game moved towards the final media timeout of the first half.
But, Richmond used a 19-3 run to take a 39-36 lead with only thirty seconds left before the break.
Then, with only four seconds left on the clock, everything changed...
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