T.J. Cline scored 25 points, including the clinching free throws with four seconds left, and Richmond defeated Oakland 87-83 on Sunday night in the second round of the NIT.
ShawnDre' Jones and Khwan Fore added 17 each for the sixth-seeded Spiders (22-12), who play at fourth-seeded TCU on Tuesday.
A layup by Jones with 1:30 to play put Richmond up 80-79, the 12th lead change. Cline rebounded an Oakland miss and then assisted a layup by Nick Sherod. After another miss, De'Monte Buckingham made two free throws to make it 84-79 with 36.9 to play.
Seconds later, Martez Walker hit a deep 3 and was fouled, cutting the margin to one. But Cline made a free throw with 23.2 to play and rebounded another miss to set up his clinching free throws.