3 월 광기 2022: Richmond upsets Iowa in first-round stunner

It’s the first time the Spiders moved to the Round of 32 이후 2011. Richmond made the regional semifinal as a No. 12 seed in that tournament and find themselves inching toward that direction once again.

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Richmond's Jacob Gilyard (0) celebrates after teammate Nathan Cayo scored in the second half of a college basketball game against the Iowa during the first round of the NCAA men's tournament, 목요일, 행진 17, 2022, in Buffalo, 뉴욕.

Richmond’s Jacob Gilyard (0) celebrates after teammate Nathan Cayo scored in the second half of a college basketball game against the Iowa during the first round of the NCAA men’s tournament, 목요일, 행진 17, 2022, in Buffalo, 뉴욕. (AP 사진/프랭크 프랭클린 II)

Richmond needed to win the Atlantic 10 Conference Tournament to get the automatic bid and were an underdog coming into the game against Iowa. The Hawkeyes were a favorite to go deep into the tournament, having won 12 out of their last 14 games including the Big Ten Conference Tournament.

The officiating came into question toward the end of the game.

Richmond's Nick Sherod (5) celebrates with teammates in the second half of a college basketball game against the Iowa during the first round of the NCAA men's tournament Thursday, 행진 17, 2022, in Buffalo, 뉴욕.

Richmond’s Nick Sherod (5) celebrates with teammates in the second half of a college basketball game against the Iowa during the first round of the NCAA men’s tournament Thursday, 행진 17, 2022, in Buffalo, 뉴욕. (AP 사진/프랭크 프랭클린 II)

Iowa forward Kris Murray appeared to be fouled on a three-point shot. The call may have altered the way the game played out for both teams.

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Richmond guard Jacob Gilyard led Richmond with 24 포인트들. He was one of three Spiders players who reached in double figures in scoring. He added six rebound and six assists to his stat line.

Tyler Burton and Nathan Cayo gave a huge hand to Richmond’s scoring effort. Burton finished the game with 18 포인트들, 11 rebounds and three steals. Cayo had 15 points and two rebounds.

Two Iowa players were in double figures — Keegan Murray and Patrick McCaffrey. Murray scored 21 points and had nine rebounds. McCaffrey had 18 points and was 4-for-7 from three-point range.

Richmond's Nathan Cayo (4) drives past Iowa's Keegan Murray (15) in the second half of a college basketball game during the first round of the NCAA men's tournament, 목요일, 행진 17, 2022, in Buffalo, 뉴욕.

Richmond’s Nathan Cayo (4) drives past Iowa’s Keegan Murray (15) in the second half of a college basketball game during the first round of the NCAA men’s tournament, 목요일, 행진 17, 2022, in Buffalo, 뉴욕. (AP 사진/프랭크 프랭클린 II)

Richmond will play No. 4 Providence on Saturday. The Friars defeated No. 13 South Dakota State in first round.

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