University of Richmond heads to the NCAA

Posted by Erica Jones - email

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - The University of Richmond basketball team will return to the elite tournament for the second year in a row.

Yesterday afternoon, the Richmond Spiders captured the Atlantic 10 Championship and an automatic bid to the tournament.

This Thursday at 4:00, the Spiders will celebrate Saint Patrick's Day with a game out in Denver, Colorado against Vanderbilt.

This is the first time the Spiders have won a championship since they entered the Atlantic 10 conference.

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