Saturday, March 7, 2009

A-10 quarters: Richmond 64, Rhode Island 48

Fourth seed Richmond advanced to Sunday's semifinals with a 64-48 victory Saturday over Rhode Island in the Atlantic 10 women's tournament quarterfinals at Halton Arena.

Richmond (22-8) will meet No. 8 seed Dayton (20-12) at noon Sunday in the semifinals.

Johanna McKnight and Brittani Shells each scored 15 points to lead the Spiders. Megan Shoniker scored 14 to lead the Rams (10-21).