2017-18 Richmond Spiders men’s basketball team












The 2017-18 Richmond Spiders men’s basketball team represented the University of Richmond during the 2017-18 NCAA Division I men’s basketball season. They were led by 13th-year head coach Chris Mooney and played their home games at the Robins Center Richmond as members of the Atlantic 10 Conference. They finished the season 12-20, 9-9 in A-10 play to finish in a four-way tie for fifth place. As the No. 7 seed in the A-10 Tournament, they defeated Duquesne in the second round before losing to St. Bonaventure in the quarterfinals.

The Spiders finished the 2016-17 season 19-11, 13-5 in A-10 play to finish in a tie for third place in the conference. They defeated George Washington in the quarterfinals of the A-10 Tournament before losing to VCU in the semifinals. They received an invitation to the National Invitation Tournament, where they defeated Alabama and Oakland before falling to TCU in the quarterfinals.

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In a poll of the league’s head coaches and select media members at the conference’s media day, the Spiders were picked to finish in eighth place in the A-10. De’Monte Buckingham was named to the conference’s preseason second team.

Roster Last update: February 20, 2018

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