Lucky Jones scored 21 points, including a key free throw, Rodney Pryor had 20 and Marcquise Reed 19 to lead Robert Morris back from a 14-point second-half deficit to beat North Florida 81-77 on Wednesday night in the First Four.
One guy is a Pittsburgher. One guy is an adopted Pittsburgher. Both guys are tough to beat — on and off the floor.
While RMU’s basketball team is obviously excited, students are thrilled to see their team back in the national spotlight.
The Robert Morris University men’s basketball team is headed to the NCAA Tournament.
Rodney Pryor scored 17 points and Robert Morris denied St. Francis, Brooklyn, its first NCAA Tournament bid, beating the Terriers 66-63 in the Northeast Conference tournament championship on Tuesday night.
LIU Brooklyn defeated RMU at the Sewall Center 63-62 in a heated matchup that resulted in the Colonials second loss to the Blackbirds in 7 days.
Martin Hermannsson scored 12 points – all in the second half – and made two free throws for the win, pushing LIU Brooklyn over Robert Morris 63-62 on Thursday night.
Martin Hermannsson scored 17 points and Gerrell Martin and Joel Hernandez each added 15 as LIU Brooklyn knocked Robert Morris out of a share of second place in the Northeast Conference with a 72-63 win Thursday night.
Dan Garvin scored 21 points and grabbed seven rebounds, leading four players in double figures, as Bryant held on late to edge Robert Morris 71-68 on Saturday.
Marcquise Reed hit a pull-up, fade-away 3-pointer to tie it with 11.5 seconds left in regulation, and Robert Morris shut out Mount St. Mary’s in overtime to pull out a 63-59 win on Thursday night.
Brent Jones scored 23 points and made a key defensive play in the closing seconds as St. Francis (N.Y.) held off Robert Morris 68-63 on Friday.
It may be the third time in a row LIU Brooklyn has won the Northeast conference tournament, but this championship was anything but secure for the Blackbirds.
(93-7 The FAN) — Coron Williams and Velton Jones combined for 37 points and Robert Morris rode its backcourt to a big first half and an easy 66-54 win over Fairleigh Dickinson Thursday night in the teams’ Northeast Conference opener.
The Long Island Blackbirds needed overtime to beat Robert Morris 85-82 on Wednesday night.
Robert Morris senior guard Gary Wallace joined Seibel, Starkey and Miller to discuss the Colonials’ run to the NEC Championship Game against Long Island University.