Nelson scores 21 in Richmond’s 68-55 win over Northern Iowa

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Jason Nelson’s 21 points helped Richmond defeat Northern Iowa 68-55 on Friday night.

Nelson was 9 of 15 shooting (1 for 5 from distance) for the Spiders (2-0). Jason Roche was 5 of 8 shooting (4 for 6 from distance) to add 14 points. Tyler Burton recorded 11 points and shot 3 for 6 (1 for 3 from 3-point range) and 4 of 5 from the free throw line.

The Panthers (1-1) were led by Bowen Born, who recorded 17 points. Tytan Anderson added 13 points and 10 rebounds for Northern Iowa. Nate Heise also put up 10 points and two steals.

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These two teams both play Monday. Richmond visits Charleston (SC) while Northern Iowa visits Virginia.

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