PHILADELPHIA -- Kevin Anderson scored 22 points and Richmond used a big second-half run to pull away from Saint Joseph's (Pa.) 69-54 on Wednesday night.
The Spiders (23-7, 12-3 Atlantic 10 Conference) led 40-39 with 10:20 left to play before going on a 29-13 run to take a 69-52 lead with 1:49 to go. Richmond shot 5 for 5 from beyond the arc during that run.
The Hawks (8-21, 3-12) shot 4 for 13 from the field over the final 10 minutes and finished 3 of 16 from 3-point range (18.8 percent) overall.
Richmond led 20-19 at halftime and outscored the Hawks 49-35 in the second half.
Forward Kennedy Meeks, who has averaged 9.4 points and 6.5 rebounds at North Carolina, has pulled out of the NBA draft and will return to the Tar Heels.
Cal big man Ivan Rabb could have been selected in the top 10 of the NBA draft. Instead, he's returning to Berkeley to make himself, and the Golden Bears, stronger.
Devin Williams' decision last month to sign with an agent and enter the NBA draft has left West Virginia in a tough spot.