Vanderbilt to face Richmond Spiders

The Vanderbilt Commodores learned on Sunday that they will travel to Denver as a No. 5 seed to face the No. 12 seeded Richmond Spiders. Look inside for a rundown of a very good Spider team.

SCHOOL FACTS

Nickname: Spiders
Colors: Blue and Red
Enrollment: 2,750
Founded: 1830
Location: Richmond, Va.

TEAM INFO

Conference: Atlantic-10.
2010-11 Record: 27-7 (13-3 A10).
Record in last 10 games: 9-1
Head Coach: Chris Mooney, Princeton 1994)
Career Record/Years: 128-94 74th
Record At Richmond/Years: 110-86 6th
Notable wins: Purdue (65-54); Seton Hall (69-61); Duquesne (68-56); Temple (58-54).
Richmond in the Ratings: Pomeroy 46 (VU 32); RealtimeRPI.com 37 (VU 26); Sagarin 36 (VU 30); Pugh 37 (VU 30); Collegerpi.com 55 (VU 26); Moore 43 (VU 31).
NCAA Appearances: 8 (VU 11)
NCAA Record: 6-8 (VU 9-12)

KEY PLAYERS

Starters
G 14-Kevin Anderson (6-0, 175, Sr.) 16.5 ppg, 42% 3pt, 52 steals.
G 3-Darien Brothers (6-3, 200, So.) 7.8 ppg, 40% 3pt.
F 12-Kevin Smith (6-5, 200, Sr.) 4.0 ppg.
F 32-Justin Harper (6-10, 225, Sr.) 17.9 ppg, 46.5% 3pt, 7 rpg.
C 41-Dan Geriot (6-9, 230, r-Sr.) 9.9, 42% 3pt, 3.8 rpg.

Reserves
G 15-Francis-Cedric Martel (6-6, 205, Jr.) 4.5 ppg
G 2-Cedrick Lindsay (6-1, 190, Fr.) 4.4 ppg
C 1-Darrius Garrett (6-9, 210, Jr.) 1.8 ppg
C 11-Josh Duinker (6-11, 230, Jr.) 1.8 ppg
F 34-Derrick Williams (6-6, 275, Fr.) 1.8 ppg
F 22-Greg Robbins (6-5, 215, So.) 1.3 ppg
G 21-Kevin Hovde (6-6, 215, r-Sr.) 0.8 ppg
F 31-Conor Smith (6-8, 225, r-Jr.)
G 10-Jonathan Benjamin (5-11, 160, So.)
G 24-Liam Billings (6-4, 185, r-So.)

Richmond-Vanderbilt Stats Comparision
	UR 	VU

PPG	70.2	76.2
OPG	61.0	67.6
FG% 	46.3	45.7
OFG%	40.1	41.0
3PT%	40.0	37.0
O3PT%	30.1	30.6
FT%	69.1	74.7

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