Cline, Anthony lead Richmond over Saint Louis 67-51
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) _ T.J. Cline scored 16 points and Kendall Anthony 15 to lead Richmond to a 67-51 victory over Saint Louis on Saturday night in an Atlantic 10 regular-season finale.
With its sixth consecutive victory, Richmond (19-12, 12-6) claimed the fourth seed for the confeence tournament at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, and a bye into Friday’s quarterfinals. Saint Louis, (11-20, 3-15) as the 14th seed, will play a first-round game Wednesday against 11th-seeded Duquesne.
Terry Allen and ShawnDre’ Jones added 12 points apiece for the Spiders.
Saint Louis’ Reggie Agbeko had 13 points and 11 rebounds, both career highs, for his first double-double. Ash Yacoubou added 10 points for the Billikens, who have lost four in a row.
Richmond led by nine at halftime and went up by 15 with 17:11 left in the game. The lead varied between 12 to 18 points the rest of the way.