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Spiders open NIT with upset win at Alabama

The No. 6 seed Richmond Spiders beat No. 3 Alabama in Tuscaloosa 71-64 Tuesday night to advance to the second round of the NIT.

Richmond will host No. 7 Oakland at Robins Center in the next round.  Oakland upset Clemson on the road, as well.

Spider seniors ShawnDre' Jones and TJ Cline led the effort against the Crimson Tide.  Jones led the Spiders with 22 points and Cline chipped in 15.  With the win, those Spider seniors will see their careers extended at least one more game.

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