RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Grant Golden had 20 points as Richmond easily beat George Washington 76-54 on Saturday night.
Nick Sherod had 15 points for Richmond (16-6, 6-3 Atlantic 10 Conference). Tyler Burton added 12 points. Nathan Cayo had 10 points.
Jacob Gilyard, who was second on the Spiders in scoring entering the matchup with 15 points per game, shot only 20% in the game (1 of 5).
Jameer Nelson Jr. had 11 points and eight rebounds for the Colonials (10-12, 4-5). Amir Harris added 11 points and 10 rebounds.
Richmond plays Fordham on the road next Saturday. George Washington takes on Saint Bonaventure on the road on Wednesday.