AS A JUNIOR
Richards had a solid junior season, appearing in 27 games with six starts missed the first three games to a stress fracture in his left leg also played most of the year with a partially-torn miniscus in his right knee averaged 3.4 ppg and 3.0 rpg and was one of the Patriot League leaders in offensive rebounding, hauling down 1.78 offensive rebounds per game also grabbed 10 steals and dished out nine assists, while shooting 50.7 percent from the field scored a career-high 15 points on 7-of-11 shooting with six rebounds in his first career start against Canisius (Nov. 20) in his first game of the year against Texas-San Antonio (Nov. 17), Richards scored seven points with four rebounds in just 20 minutes grabbed a career-high nine rebounds, including five offensive, against Seton Hall (Nov. 23) scored eight points with five rebounds in a win over Towson (Nov. 29) grabbed at least four rebounds 10 different times yanked down six rebounds (five offensive) in 19 minutes against Army (Jan. 27) dished out a career-best three assists in a win at Lehigh (Feb. 13) was a member of the NABC Honors Court announced during the summer before his senior year.
AS A SOPHOMORE
Richards was called up from the junior varsity team 10 games into the season and appeared in 12 of the final 20 games of the year saw his first action against Delaware Valley College (Dec. 17), scoring a career-high four points with three rebounds and an assist against the Aggies in 12 minutes netted three points and two rebounds against Washington (Md.) (Dec. 20) in just seven minutes scored a pair of points against Georgetown (Dec. 23), Yale (Dec. 30) and Bucknell (Jan. 6) tied for the team lead in rebounds against Georgetown with three grabbed steals against Georgetown and Yale played in 12 of the first 14 games after he was called up, but did not see any action in the last six outings.
AS A FRESHMAN
Was a member of the junior varsity team and did not see any action.
Was a four-sport athlete at Kent Island High School, graduating in May 2004 was a three-time letterwinner in basketball, earning a pair of all-region honors as well as Team MVP accolades also served as the team captain during his senior year led the 2003 Kent Island team to the district title also lettered three years in lacrosse and cross country and once in track helped track team to the district and regional titles in 2004 was a member of National Honor Society.
Full name is Brian Hammond Richards is left-handed born March 30, 1986, in Calverty County, Md. son of Mark and Nanci Richards grabbed the cover off the Herndon Monument at the end of his freshman year in 2005 during commissioning week. His time was the fastest time for the climb since 1981 uncle, Robert Jr., was a 1979 Naval Academy graduate grew up on Maryland's Eastern Shore and was a huge fan of Navy basketball majoring in ocean engineering, Richards was named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll, sporting a 3.25 cumulative GPA.
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