RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Williams was once again a force in the paint for the Spiders in the first half, helping lead Richmond to a 32-39 lead at the break. The junior forward had 14 points in the first 20 minutes on 3-of-5 shooting from the field and 7-of-9 from the free throw line.
In the second half, the Spiders maintained control of the contest, pushing their lead to nine points with 11:17 left in the game on a layup from Williams. The Demon Deacons responded with a 14-4 run to take the lead with just over six minutes left to play.
The veteran Spiders came right back and over the next five minutes, the lead changed five times and the game was tied on three separate occasions.
Anthony scored seven of Richmond's last eight points, going 4-for-4 from the free throw line in that stretch to help secure the victory for the Spiders, 62-60.
The Richmond Spiders men's basketball team will be back in action on Tuesday when it travels to Norfolk to face in-state rival Old Dominion at the Constant Center. Tip-off is set for 6:00pm.