RICHMOND, Va. -- Blake Francis had 23 points, going over 1,000 for his collegiate career, as Richmond stretched its home winning streak to eight games, rolling past Saint Joseph's 84-52 on Thursday night.
The game marked the first Atlantic-10 Conference matchup of the season for both teams.
The Spiders forced a season-high 21 turnovers.
Richmond dominated the first half and led 44-23 at the break. The Hawks' 23 points in the first half were a season low for the team.
Richmond matches up against Rhode Island on the road on Sunday. Saint Joseph's plays Dayton at home on Sunday.
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