March Madness Scores: Richmond Holds On To Upset Vanderbilt

The top of the Southwest Region NCAA Tournament bracket has now been busted. No. 12 seed Richmond held on to defeat No. 5 seed Vanderbilt, 69-66, and will face No. 13 seed Morehead State in the second round on Saturday.

Kevin Anderson scored 25 points, including two huge ones in the closing seconds to give Richmond a three-point lead. Vanderbilt tried to get a quick two pointer on the ensuing possession, but Richmond stole the ball away. The Commodores had one more chance after a missed free throw, but Ron Odom missed a three-pointer that was heavily-covered in the closing seconds. 

Vanderbilt led for much of the game, but Anderson caught fire midway through the second half, hitting three three-pointers in a row to turn a six-point deficit into a three-point lead.

For more on this game, Vanderbilt fans should visit Anchor of Gold.

Here's the updated look at the Southwest region of the 2011 NCAA Tournament bracket.    

No. 1 Kansas vs. No. 16 Boston University, March 18, 6:50 p.m., TBS

No. 8 UNLV vs. No. 9 Illinois, March 18, 9:20 p.m., TBS

No. 12 Richmond def. No. 5 Vanderbilt, 69-66

No. 13 Morehead State def. No. 4 Louisville, 62-61

No. 2 Notre Dame vs. No. 15 Akron, March 18, 1:40 p.m., TBS

No. 7 Texas A&M vs. No. 10 Florida State, March 18, 4:10 p.m, TBS

No. 6 Georgetown vs. No. 11 Virginia Commonwealth, March 18, 9:50 p.m., TNT

No. 3 Purdue vs. No. 14 St. Peter's, March 18, 7:20 p.m., TNT

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