RICHMOND, Va. -- Terry Allen scored a career-high 23 points and helped Richmond pull away from La Salle for a 62-49 win on Saturday.
With a one-point Richmond lead midway through the second half, Allen scored eight straight points to spark a 19-5 run that extended the Spiders' lead to 59-44 with 2:19 to play.
Tyreek Duren led La Salle with 26 points and Jerrell Wright had 10 but the Explorers shot just 32.7 percent from the field. La Salle (12-14, 4-8) has now lost five straight and eight of its last nine.
Florida State's student government has passed a resolution discouraging Seminoles fans from wearing Native American headdresses at games.
The second annual Gavitt Tipoff Games, eight games between members of the Big East and Big Ten to be played Nov. 14-18, will feature Villanova at Purdue in the opener.
Michael Lewis is leaving his assistant coaching job at Butler to take the same position at Nebraska under Tim Miles.