Atlantic 10: Spiders Web

A look at a tough two game stretch for the Richmond Spiders

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Richmond is the lone undefeated Atlantic 10 team but they are up against a tough twosome in Dayton (road) and George Mason (home). All-around stud, TJ Cline leads the Spiders with 17.8 points 7.9 rebounds and 5.3 assists per game. He is the only player in the NCAA that averages with 18-8-5. Cline gets plenty of help from fellow senior, ShawnDre Jones. Jones is second in the team in scoring (16.8 ppg) and has five games this season of 20 points or better.

Dayton has won six of the last seven. Their lone loss in that stretch came to UMass. It’s tough to come into Dayton and leave with a win as they’ve won the last 7 at home. The Flyers have four players who average in double digits. The current senior class of Kyle Davis, Scoochie Smith, Kendall Pollard, Charles Cooke, Joey Gruden and Jeremiah Bonsu are on pace to be the winningest class in UD history.

George Mason has been up and down since the conference season has begun. They have alternated losses and wins. After a very good win at St. Joes, they lost to last place St. Louis at home. Marquise Moore averages a double-double (18.1 ppg, 10.8 reb) and has scored in double digits his last 7 games.

Atlantic 10 Awards:

Player of the Week: TJ Cline (Richmond)

Rookie of the Week:  De’Monte Buckingham (Richmond)

Hashtags:

Richmond: #OneRichmond

Dayton: #TrueTeam

George Mason: #GetPatriotic

TEAM A-10 Overall
Richmond 5 – 0 11 – 6
Dayton 4 – 1 13 – 4
La Salle 4 – 1 10 – 5
VCU 4 – 2 14 – 5
St. Bonaventure 4 – 2 12 – 6
Rhode Island 3 – 2 11 – 6
George Mason 2 – 3 12 – 6
Davidson 2 – 3 9 – 7
Massachusetts 2 – 4 12 – 7
George Washington 2 – 4 10 – 9
Duquesne 2 – 4 9 – 10
Saint Joseph’s 2 – 4 8 – 9
Fordham 2 – 4 8 – 11
Saint Louis 1 – 5 5 – 13
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Born and raised in the DMV, Marcus Washington is a former high school basketball coach and currently a member of the USBWA and FWAA.

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