Jones lifts Davidson over Richmond on dramatic 3-pointer

Jan 14, 2022, 6:41 AM | Updated: 8:42 pm

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Michael Jones had a career-high 29 points, including a 3-pointer with three seconds left, to lead Davidson to an 87-84 win over Richmond on Friday night, the Wildcats’ 13th straight victory.

On the following possession for the Spiders, Jacob Gilyard missed a 3-pointer from about 35 feet, allowing the Wildcats to hang on for the victory.

Jones made 9 of 12 shots, including 8 of 9 from beyond the arc.

Hyunjung Lee had 19 points and eight rebounds for Davidson (14-2, 4-0 Atlantic 10 Conference). Foster Loyer added 16 points and seven rebounds. Luka Brajkovic had 13 points, 11 rebounds and five assists.

Gilyard scored a season-high 28 points for the Spiders (10-7, 1-3). Nick Sherod scored 20 points, his season high. Grant Golden had 12 points.

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