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Golden scores 21 as Richmond defeats George Mason 65-50

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Richmond's Golden fired up after and-1 score (0:22)

Grant Golden converts at the rim for an and-1 bucket, moving him into 20th-place on Richmond's all-time scoring list. (0:22)

RICHMOND, Va. -- Grant Golden had 21 points as Richmond topped George Mason 65-50 on Wednesday night.

Blake Francis had 14 points for Richmond (20-6, 10-3 Atlantic 10 Conference), which earned its fifth straight win. Nathan Cayo added seven rebounds.

Jordan Miller had 11 points and nine rebounds for the Patriots (14-12, 3-10). Javon Greene added 11 points. Greg Calixte had seven rebounds.

The Spiders improve to 2-0 against the Patriots on the season. Richmond defeated George Mason 97-87 on Jan. 18.

Richmond plays at St. Bonaventure on Saturday. George Mason plays Saint Joseph's at home on Saturday.

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