New Hampshire football falls to Richmond, 35-23

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Bryson Spinner threw for 237 and two touchdowns Saturday to lead Richmond to 35-23 victory over New Hampshire in Atlantic 10 Conference football.

Spinner completed touchdown passes of 9 yards to Jake Schools and 12 yards to Boyd Ouden. The Spiders (1-5, 1-4 Atlantic 10) also had touchdown runs of 4 yards from Kenny Dantzler and 7 yards from David Edwards. Clement Johnson scored Richmond's first touchdown on an 86-yard kickoff return.

The Wildcats, (2-6, 0-5 Atlantic 10) scored on their first possession of the game when R.J. Harvey capped a 78-yard drive with a 1-yard run. Johnson's kickoff return tied the game 7-7.

Wildcat quarterback Mike Granieri injured his left leg midway through the first quarter and did not return until the final play of the third quarter.

New Hampshire's Matt Skoby connected with David Bailey for a 58-yard score with 46 seconds remaining in the first half. Corey Graham added to the score scored on a blocked extra point following Ouden's touchdown and Granieri connected with Paul Mckinney on a 4-yard touchdown pass with 4:08 remaining in the game.

The Wildcats dominated the first half, outgaining Richmond 274 - 152. The Spiders dominated the third quarter by outgaining New Hampshire 183-30 yards.

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