Sherod scores 18, Richmond tops Davidson for 13th win

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DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP) — Nick Sherod scored 18 points, Jacob Gilyard had 16 points, seven rebounds and seven assists, and Richmond beat Davidson 70-64 on Tuesday night to match its win total from last season.

Richmond (13-4, 3-1 Atlantic 10) has its best record through 17 games since the 2010-11 team won a school record 29 games and advanced to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament.

Sherod, who became the fourth active Richmond player to reach 1,000 career points last Saturday, scored 12 points in the first half as Richmond led 35-27 after Davidson shot 36% and turned it over eight times. Sherod and Gilyard each finished with four of the Spiders’ nine 3-pointers.

Kellan Grady scored 19 points for Davidson (7-9, 1-3), which lost at Belk Arena for just the fourth time in the last 33 games. Jon Axel Gudmundsson had 14 points and 16 rebounds and seven assists.

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