Who: Richmond Spiders
When: December 16th, 7 p.m.
Where: Colonial Life Arena, Columbia, SC
- Hailing from the A-10 Conference, the Spiders finished last season with a 20-16 overall mark and a 9-7 record in conference action. Richmond reached the semifinals of the College Basketball Invitational Tournament, losing 81-69 to UTEP.
- Richmond returns four starters from last year’s squad, including junior point guard Kevin Anderson. Anderson averaged 16.6 ppg and earned second-team all-conference honors. He was the league’s Rookie of the Year in his freshman campaign.
- Redshirt junior Dan Geriot returns after missing all of last season with a knee injury. He averaged 14.3 ppg and 5.5 rbg in his sophomore season.
- Richmond is picked to finish in third in the A-10, their highest preseason ranking since joining the conference. Lindy’s College Basketball Preview ranks Anderson as the 17th best point guard in the nation and has Geriot as the 23rd best center.
South Carolina men’s basketball season tickets starting at just $125 are on sale now at the South Carolina Athletics Ticket Office. Visit GamecocksOnline.com or call 800-4SC-FANS. To purchase single game tickets to South Carolina’s non-conference matchups, contact the Ticket Office.