Kendall Anthony hit two free throws with 2 seconds left, edging Richmond past Delaware 71-69 in front of a sellout crowd Friday night.
Tyrone Garland led four La Salle scorers in double figures with 17 points as the Explorers topped Richmond 71-59 Saturday.
La Salle will play it’s first Atlantic 10 home game of the season on Saturday afternoon, hosting Richmond at Gola Arena.
John Laub threw for 233 yards and a touchdown and rushed for 79 yards and a score to lead Richmond to a 28-17 victory over Villanova in a Colonial Athletic Association game on Saturday.
The grind of the Atlantic 10 schedule continues Wednesday evening for both Temple and La Salle, when the two city rivals face each other at the Liacouras Center.
The last time we saw the Delaware Blue Hens, they were pulling off their biggest win of the season, going down to Towson and beating the Tigers, 35-30.
Temple’s three-year run on the boardwalk is over. Richmond dethroned the three-time defending Atlantic 10 Conference tournament champions Saturday with a 58-54 victory in the semifinals at Boardwalk Hall in this casino resort.
Kevin Anderson scored 27 points and Justin Harper got a double-double as Richmond defeated La Salle 87-68 on Saturday.