LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Robert Morris guard Dachon Burke is transferring to Nebraska, where he'll have two seasons of eligibility after sitting out 2018-19.
Nebraska coach Tim Miles on Monday announced the addition of Burke, who picked the Cornhuskers over St. John's, Pittsburgh and Marquette.
EMMITSBURG, Md. (AP) — Dachon Burke shook his defender to hit an open 3-pointer that created some breathing room in the final minutes and finished by blocking a shot, racing the length of the court to throw down a dunk at the buzzer and Robert Morris edged No. 2 seed Mount Saint Mary's 60-56 in a Northeast Conference quarterfinal upset Wednesday night.
Robert Morris borrows Duquesne arena, wallops Bryant, 83-60
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Dachon Burke drilled 4 of 5 from deep to score 27 points and Robert Morris used a borrowed gym to open its final homestand of the season, walloping Bryant 83-60 in a Northeast Conference battle at Duquesne University Thursday night.
The Colonials new home on campus currently is under construction so they've played home games at PPG Paints Arena and the A.J. Palumbo Center at Duquesne.
Robert Morris tops LIU Brooklyn 96-82
NEW YORK (AP) — Dachon Burke scored 29 points, Matty McConnell added 23 — both career highs — and the pair combined for seven 3-pointers as Robert Morris beat LIU Brooklyn 96-82 on Saturday to snap a four-game slide.
The 96 points are the most scored in eight years under Andrew Toole.
Charles Bain added 14 points for Robert Morris (14-13, 8-6 Northeast Conference) and Koby Thomas 11. The Colonials shoot 59.6 percent (31 for 52) from the floor, making 10 of 15 from beyond the arc.
Fairleigh Dickinson downs Robert Morris 73-67
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Darnell Edge scored 18 points with four 3-pointers, Noah Morgan and Kaleb Bishop added 15 points apiece, and Fairleigh Dickinson beat Robert Morris 73-67 on Saturday to even the season series with the Colonials.
Jahlil Jenkins scored 11 points with seven assists for the Knights (8-15, 5-7 Northeast Conference), who shot 42.2 percent from the field in winning their third road game of the season.
Robert Morris rallies, beats Sacred Heart 64-56
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Dachon Burke scored 15 points to help Robert Morris beat Sacred Heart 64-56 and the Colonials stayed tied atop the Northeast Conference on Friday night.
Robert Morris (13-9, 7-2) rallied in the second half with a 19-2 run that included 15 straight points. Leondre Washington scored back-to-back on a layup and a 3 and Burke added a jumper to cap the run at 61-48 with 2:07 left.
Big first half carries Robert Morris by Sacred Heart 74-60.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Dachon Burke had 10 of his 19 points in a dominant first half, Matty McConnell added 16 points and Robert Morris rolled to a 74-60 win over Sacred Heart on Thursday night.
Koby Thomas added 10 points for the Colonials (12-8, 6-1 Northeast Conference), who held the Pioneers to 29 percent shooting with 11 turnovers to open a 42-20 haltime lead.
King scores 27, St. Francis (Pa.) downs Robert Morris 89-80
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jamaal King scored 27 pointS and had eight assists, Andre Wolford scored 22 points with four 3-pointers, and Saint Francis (Pa.) beat Robert Morris 89-80 on Thursday night, ending the Colonials' 4-0 start in Northeast Conference play.
Keith Braxton scored 18 points with seven rebounds and Deivydas Kuzavas added 11 points for the Red Flash (10-6, 4-1), who shot 48.4 percent from the field and made 20 free throws.
McDonnell helps Robert Morris pull away late for 4th NEC win
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Matty McDonnell had nine of his 15 points in the final minutes as Robert Morris had a late run to beat LIU Brooklyn 88-79 on Saturday afternoon and remain undefeated in Northeast Conference play.
The Colonials had lost three straight prior to entering conference action.
BROOKLYN, N.Y. (AP) — Kavon Stewart hit a jumper with three seconds remaining and Robert Morris edged LIU Brooklyn 69-68 in the Northeast Conference Tournament quarterfinals Wednesday night.
Stewart, who finished with 11 points, made his winning shot after LIU Brooklyn had gone ahead 68-67 on two free throws by Raiquan Clark with 17 seconds to play.
Robert Morris (14-18) now faces top seeded Mount St. Mary's in the NEC Semifinals Saturday.
Still hits 6 3s as Robert Morris takes down Sacred Heart
MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — Isaiah Still set career highs with six 3-pointers and 28 points, Dachon Burke added 17 points, and Robert Morris ended the season on a three-game winning streak with a 79-72 win over Sacred Heart on Saturday.
Still made 6 of 7 3s and added six rebounds for the Colonials (13-18, 9-9 Northeast), who ended conference play winning six of their last eight while Sacred Heart (13-18, 8-10) has lost three straight.
Robert Morris wins after FDU’s final shot ruled after buzzer
MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — Isaiah Still scored 15 points, Aaron Tate had 14 points and eight rebounds, and Robert Morris held off Fairleigh Dickinson 77-76 on Thursday night.
Stephan Jiggetts converted a 3-point play with 37 seconds left to pull FDU to 75-74. Kavon Stewart hit two free throws for Robert Morris for a three-point lead, Jiggetts made two free throws and the Colonials missed the front end of a 1-and-1 with six seconds left.
Stewart’s 21 points leads Robert Morris past CCSU, 74-67
MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — Kavon Stewart had 21 points, five rebounds, six assists and two steals and Robert Morris beat Central Connecticut State 74-67 on Thursday night.
Matty McConnell made 4 of 8 from 3-point range and finished with 12 points, Dachon Burke scored 11 and Aaron Tate had 10 points and nine rebounds for Robert Morris (7-13, 3-4 Northeastern Conference).
LIU-Brooklyn controls Robert Morris in 65-54 victory
MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — Jerome Frink had 19 points and 11 rebounds and Nura Zanna added 12 points and 13 boards to lead LIU-Brooklyn past Robert Morris 65-54 on Thursday night.
Iverson Fleming scored 11 points and passed out five assists and Jashaun Agosto had 11 points for LIU-Brooklyn (9-7, 2-1 Northeast).
Still scores 22, Robert Morris opens NEC play with 78-67 win
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Isaiah Still scored 22 points and Robert Morris opened Northeast Conference play with a 78-67 win over Sacred Heart on Thursday.
Kavon Stewart had 14 points and Aaron Tate and reserve Dachon Burke added 10 apiece for the Colonials (5-9), who trailed by one at the half.