Harper leads Richmond over St. Bonaventure 82-65

Justin Harper scored 24 points and Richmond defeated St. Bonaventure 82-65 on Sunday.

Justin Harper, one of four Spiders in double figures, also had four blocked shots

Dan Geriot added 17 points, Darien Brothers had 16 points off the bench and Kevin Anderson chipped in 12 points for Richmond (21-7, 10-3 Atlantic 10 Conference). The Spiders, who lead the conference in shooting at 47.4 percent, made 50.8 percent of their field goals (31 of 61) against the Bonnies (14-11, 6-6).

Kevin Smith chipped in seven assists and four steals for Richmond, which finished with 19 assists while turning it over eight times.

The Spiders also shot 43.5 percent from 3-point range (10 of 23) and held St. Bonaventure to 4-of-15 shooting from beyond the arc.

Demetrius Conger scored 17 and Andrew Nicholson had 14 of his 16 points in the second half for the Bonnies.