Spiders working though tough opening schedule

Spiders embracing tough early schedule

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - The Richmond men's basketball team is 2-3 in the early going this season but all three loses have come on the road.  Those loses were at NCAA tournament contenders Old Dominion, NC State and Northern Iowa.

As of Monday morning, ESPN.com ranked the Spiders' strength of schedule as the second toughest in the entire nation.

Richmond is back home Wednesday night against 5-1 William & Mary, and the Spiders hope that their bumps on the road will help them in the long run.

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