Spiders Basketball finalizes 2015-2016 schedule

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RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — The Richmond Spiders Basketball Program will set a new record for televised games in 2015-2016. 28 of their 30 regular season games will be broadcast across eight national, regional and local networks.

Head Coach Chris Mooney and his ball club will begin the season at the Robins Center on November 13th against James Madison at 7:00 p.m. Multiple non-conference games will test Richmond early: at Wake Forest November 18th, hosting West Virginia November 26th, at Florida on December 1st, and home against Northern Iowa December 5th. The matchup with Northern Iowa has been penned by the NCAA as the fourth best non-conference game in the country.

After that, the Spiders open their Atlantic 10 schedule at home against St. Joseph’s on January 2nd at 12:30 p.m.

17 of Richmond’s games this season will be played at the Robins Center.

Here is the team’s full schedule:

Friday, Nov. 13th vs. James Madison 7:00 p.m. (Home Opener)
Sunday, Nov. 15th vs. Stetson 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 18th at Wake Forest 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 21st vs. Bethune-Cookman 6:00 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 26th vs. West Virginia 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 1st at Florida 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 5th vs. Northern Iowa 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 12th vs. Longwood 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 16th vs. Old Dominion 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 22nd vs. Presbyterian College 12:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 29th at Texas Tech 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 2nd vs. St. Joseph’s 12:30 p.m. (A-10 Home Opener)
Tuesday, Jan. 5th at Rhode Island 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 10th at Fordham 2:00 p.m.
Wednesday, Jan. 13th vs. La Salle 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 16th vs. VCU 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 23rd vs. Davidson 12:30 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 28th at George Washington 9:00 p.m.
Sunday , Jan. 31st at St. Bonaventure 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 3rd vs. George Mason 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 6th vs. Massachusetts 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 10th at St. Louis 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 13th vs. Fordham 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Feb. 16th at Davidson 7:00 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 19th at VCU 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 24th vs. George Washington 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 27th at Duquesne 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Mar. 1st vs. Dayton 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Mar. 5th at George Mason 6:00 p.m.

The A-10 Tournament will go from March 9th to March 13th at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY.


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