The Spiders (17-6, 6-2 Atlantic 10 Conference) grabbed an 11-10 lead on a Kevin Smith dunk with 14:23 left to play in the opening half and never trailed again.
A 3-pointer from Anderson less than a minute into the second half gave Richmond its largest lead of the game, 39-26. The Spiders shot 50 percent from the floor (20 of 40), including 7 of 16 from beyond the arc (43.8 percent).
Carl Jones scored 21 points for the Hawks (5-17, 0-8), who have lost nine consecutive games -- their longest losing streak since losing 12 straight during the 1974-75 season.
Langston Galloway added 11 points and nine rebounds for the Hawks, who finished 21 of 54 from the field (38.9 percent), including 2 of 14 from 3-point range (14.3 percent).
The dust has settled, players having decided whether they are headed to the NBA or back to college. Who won? Who lost? Well, Villanova is pretty happy. USC, meanwhile, not be as thrilled.
The 2017 recruiting class is short on point guards, with Trevon Duval leading only eight prospects from the ESPN 60 who are still available.
ESPN college basketball reporter Andy Katz looks into the two decommitments from the NBA draft and what they're looking forward to.