The James Madison women's basketball team lost 70-66 at home against Richmond Sunday.
JMU trailed by as many as 11 points in the first half, but fought back to take a 61-60 lead on a Tarik Hislop basket with 2:44 remaining in the game.
The Spiders' Rachael Bilney knocked down a three-pointer at the other end, and Richmond never trailed again.
Kristina King scored a career-high 29 points for the Spiders.
The Dukes were paced by Tarik Hislop with 22, and Kirby Burkholder (Turner Ashby) with 14.
JMU (3-4) has lost three-straight games against Richmond
James Madison returns to action Tuesday at home against Liberty at 7pm.
Mike Shiers joined the NBC29 News Team as a weekend sports anchor in September of 2009. Email