Junior Cedrick Lindsay had a double-double with 13 points and 11 assists and made big play after big play down the stretch to lead the Richmond men's basketball team to an 83-82 overtime win at James Madison Saturday.
Kendall Anthony made the second of two free throws with 4.7 seconds left to break an 82-82 tie and James Madison missed a three-pointer at the buzzer as Richmond won its second-straight road game.
The Spiders improved to 8-2 on the season, matching the second-best start in 78 years. Only the 1985-86 Spiders (9-1) started better than 8-2 since the undefeated 1934-35 team,
In Richmond's first trip to James Madison since 2001, the Spiders and Dukes put on a shooting clinic. Richmond shot 57.8 percent from the field (26-of-45), including 11-of-17 from behind the arc. The Dukes shot 52.1 percent, making 25-of-48 from the field and 8-of-13 from three.
Lindsay scored all 13 of his points in the final eight minutes of regulation and overtime, including hitting two clutch free throws with three seconds remaining in regulation to put the game into overtime.
Senior Darien Brothers led the Spiders with 18 points,, making 4-of-6 three-pointers, while junior Derrick Williams had 17 points and seven rebounds.
Sophomore Wayne Sparrow had eight points, making all three of his field goal attempts, including two three-pointers. Freshman Deion Taylor had six points, making a pair of treys.
Sophomore Kendall Anthony scored 11 points, making 4-of-5 field goals and 2-of-3 three-pointers, along with dishing out four assists. Senior Greg Robbins had 10 points, making 5-of-6 field goals.
Richmond is back in action on Saturday when Stetson visits the Robins Center.
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