Men’s Basketball Opens Play at A-10 Championship on Wednesday
Brooklyn, N.Y. - The Fordham University Rams continue the 2018-2019 season, Fordham's 116th varsity season, and open play at the 2019 Atlantic 10 Championships by facing the University of Richmond Spiders in Barclays Center on Wednesday, March 13, at 3:30 p.m. The game will be broadcast live on ESPN+ with Matt Martucci (p-b-p) and John Feinstein (color) announcing and broadcast on WFUV (90.7 FM) with Raffaele Elia (p-b-p) and Billy Reinhardt (color) announcing. Fordham, the 14-seed, enters the game with an 12-19 overall record, 3-15 in the Atlantic 10, and is coming off a 72-57 A-10 loss at La Salle on Saturday afternoon while Richmond, the 11-seed, is 12-19 overall on the season, 6-12 in the conference, after a 73-69 A-10 loss to Davidson in Richmond on Saturday. Wednesday afternoon's contest will be the 29th meeting between Fordham and Richmond on the hardwood with the Spiders leading the all-time series, which started in the 1984-85 season, 20-8. Richmond took this year's first match-up, 72-69, in Richmond on February 20 as Grant Golden scored 16 points, including the go-ahead basket with 20 seconds left, while Nick Honor led all scorers for the Rams with 23 points.