RICHMOND, Va. -- Jake Cohen netted 19 points to lead Davidson to a 70-64 nonconference win over Richmond Saturday night.
Cohen also had eight rebounds and De'Mon Brooks added 14 points for the Wildcats (7-5).
Darien Brothers entered with 988 points in his career and scored 16 to become the 41st Richmond (9-5) player to eclipse 1,000 points. The home loss was the Spiders' first in eight games this year.
Richmond tied it at 61 with 2:21 left after Brothers' two free throws sparked a 6-0 Spiders run. Nik Cochran responded with a 3 and two foul shots for Davidson, and after a Trey Davis 3-pointer for Richmond, Cochran added four more free throws as the Wildcats iced the victory.
Cohen scored nine points as Davidson opened with a 13-0, 7-minute run, and the Wildcats led by as many as 23, 35-12. Richmond trailed the entire way until forcing the 61-all tie.
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.