RICHMOND, Va. -- Kendall Anthony scored 24 points and Richmond defeated Fordham 82-70 on Saturday night.
Richmond (17-,8, 7-3 Atlantic 10) ran its win streak to three and has won seven of its last nine after its victory over the Rams (9-15, 2-9) before a sold-out crowd of 7,201 at Robins Center.
Anthony, the Atlantic 10 scoring leader in conference games at 19.6 points per game coming in, made all 10 of his free throws. ShawnDre' Jones added 14 points, Deion Taylor 13 and Trey Davis 11 for the Spiders.
The Spiders led 38-31 at halftime. The Rams rallied within two with 10:38 left in the game. Richmond rebuilt the lead, and a basket and two free throws by Anthony put the Spiders up 13 with 2:39 left. The lead remained in double figures thereafter.
Maryland point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.
Louisville's Chinanu Onuaku, who recently underwent a medical procedure to correct a heart rhythm issue detected during the combine, will keep his name in the NBA draft pool.
Andrew White III will return to the Nebraska men's basketball team next season after removing his name from the NBA draft.