King carries St. Francis (Pa.) over Robert Morris 72-69
LORETTO, Pa. (AP) — Jamaal King had 23 points as St. Francis (Pa.) stretched its win streak to seven games, narrowly beating Robert Morris 72-69 on Saturday night.
Mark Flagg had 12 points and three blocks for St. Francis (14-11, 10-4 Northeast Conference). Keith Braxton added 11 points, 12 rebounds and six assists. Isaiah Blackmon had seven rebounds for the hosts.
Petteway leads Robert Morris past Youngstown State 76-56
MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — Malik Petteway scored 16 points and grabbed six rebounds, leading five players in double-figure scoring as Robert Morris rolled past Youngstown State 76-56 on Wednesday night.
Petteway was 6 of 12 from the field for the Colonials (4-3). Jon Williams, Josh Williams and Matty McConnell added 12 points apiece and Koby Thomas chipped in with 10.
Williams, Robert Morris tip Stetson in 2nd half, 81-72
DELAND, Fla. (AP) — Josh Williams drilled a 3-pointer 17 seconds into the second half and Robert Morris cruised to its first road win of the season, knocking off Stetson, 81-72 in the final game of the Hall of Fame Classic tournament Monday night.
Petteway, Robert Morris beat Mississippi Valley State 68-59
MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — Malik Petteway scored a career-high 26 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to help Robert Morris beat Mississippi Valley State 68-59 on Saturday night.
Petteway, who made his first start of the season, shot 10 of 11 from the field and 6 of 6 from the free-throw line. Josh Williams added 13 points, including four 3-pointers, and Koby Thomas had 10 points for Robert Morris (2-2).
Second-half run propels USC past Robert Morris, 83-62
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shaqquan Aaron scored 20 points, Nick Rakocevic had 18 points and 16 rebounds and USC opened its season with an 83-62 over Robert Morris on Tuesday night in the season opener for both teams.
The Trojans led 37-35 at halftime but were trailing by four with 12:19 remaining before going on an 18-4 run to seize control. Aaron scored 11 points during the run, including a pair of dunks, and Nick Rakocevic four as USC was 6 of 7 from the field.
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.
Wagner sits atop NEC after 77-64 win over Robert Morris
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Blake Francis scored 21 points with five 3-pointers, JoJo Cooper scored 17 with nine assists and Wagner beat Robert Morris 77-64 on Sunday to take sole possession of first place in the Northeast Conference.
Shack Scott added 10 points and Romone Saunders grabbed a career-high 12 rebounds for Wagner (15-6, 8-2).
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.
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.
Robert Morris pulls away for 71-57 win over CCSU
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Charles Bain scored a career-high 18 points with 7-for-10 shooting to help Robert Morris to a 71-57 win over Central Connecticut on Sunday.
Dachon Burke added 16 points for Robert Morris (8-7, 2-0 Northeast Conference) and Koby Thomas had nine points. The Colonials were outrebounded 35-30 but forced 16 turnovers and were 25 for 57 from the field (44 percent) while holding Central Connecticut to just 16 buckets.
McConnell’s 18 leads Robert Morris past Bryant 68-54
SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) — Matty McConnell scored 18 points and Robert Morris took over down the stretch to open Northeast Conference play with a 68-54 win over Bryant on Friday, the Bulldogs' ninth-straight loss.
Dachone Burke added 15 points and Jon Williams 13 for the Colonials (7-7).
Bosko Kostur's layup with 11:45 to play gave Bryant a 44-39 lead but from that point until a 3-pointer in the closing seconds the Bulldogs went 1 of 12 with six turnovers.