The opening game of the Atlantic 10 tournament ended in bizarre fashion as Charlotte made eight free throws over the final 4.7 seconds en route to a victory over Richmond, which was whistled for three technical fouls during the turnaround.
Sean Kilpatrick scored 25 points and led a second-half surge that carried No. 11 Cincinnati to a 60-45 victory over Xavier on Wednesday night, renewing their crosstown rivalry amicably one year after it was marred by a brawl.
The Atlantic 10's coordinator of officials endorsed how game officials handled Saturday's brawl between Xavier and Cincinnati and saw no reason for any of the players to be given technical fouls earlier in the contest.
Derrick Brown had 20 points and 10 rebounds before fouling out on a technical Saturday, and No. 10 Xavier remained unbeaten with the roughest one of them all, a 76-66 victory over Cincinnati that featured six technical fouls.