RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Kevin Anderson made two free throws with 30.2 seconds remaining and Richmond defeated North Carolina-Wilmington 66-64 on Monday night.
Anderson's foul shots put the Spiders (10-3) ahead 65-63, helping Richmond get off to its best start since an 11-2 beginning in 1987-88.
Richmond trailed 59-51 with 3:05 left before forcing four Seahawks' turnovers on their next five possessions.
David Gonzalvez's three-point play with 1:45 left capped 10 straight points by Richmond, and put it ahead 61-59. The Seahawks (4-7) tied the game at 61-61 and again at 63-63 before Anderson's free throws gave the Spiders the lead for good. Gonzalvez added a free throw with 7.7 seconds left.
Anderson scored all 24 of his points in the final 13:22 and Gonzalvez finished with 12 points for the Spiders.
Chad Tomko and Jeremy Basnight scored 12 points each for the Seahawks.
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