RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — xx beat crosstown rival xx
Jacob Gilyard, who scored 29 points in a loss to No. 7 Dayton on Saturday,
Richmond trailed by as many as 13 points in the first half, but took its first lead in before Nah'Shon Hyland hit his fourth 3-pointer to tie it at 39 going into the break.
Marcus Evans, a transfer from Rice, reached 2,000 career points on a four-point play early in the first half.
VCU made five 3-pointers in the opening nine minutes of the game to take a 29-16 lead.