Scores

Final

Robert Morris 65

(15-7, 7-6 NEC)

Mount St Mary's 60

(9-16, 8-6 NEC)

    7:00 PM ET, February 10, 2007

    Knott Arena, Emmitsburg, Maryland

    1 2 T
    RMU 25 4065
    MSM 32 2860

    Top Performers

    Robert Morris: D. Coleman 23 Pts, 4 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl

    Mount St. Mary's: G. Durr 11 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Blk

    Robert Morris 65, Mount St. Mary's, Md. 60

    Associated Press

    EMMITSBURG, Md. (AP) -- Derek Coleman scored 23 points, including 21 in the second half, to lead Robert Morris past Mount St. Mary's 65-60 on Saturday.

    A.J. Jackson and Tony Lee had 14 points each for the Colonials (15-7, 7-6 Northeast Conference).

    Mychal Kearse led the Mountaineers (9-16, 8-6 NEC) with 12 points. Gus Durr had 11 points and nine rebounds. Jeremy Goode scored 11 points, and Kelly Beidler added 10.

    Despite shooting 35.8 percent for the game and only 26 percent in the second half, the Mount led for much of the game. They led 32-25 at halftime and built a 41-27 lead with 15:40 remaining.

    That's when Coleman began to dominate. He scored eight points on a 14-2 Colonials run that cut the deficit to two. Robert Morris shot 57 percent in the second half.

    The Mount widened the lead a bit, making it 56-52 with four minutes remaining. But Coleman wasn't done, hitting a 3-pointer that capped an eight-point run to give the Colonials a 60-56 lead.

    With 1:14 left, the Mountaineers were down by two and they forced a turnover. But Beidler missed a jumper with 17 seconds to go.

    On the next play, Coleman was fouled and made two free throws to seal the victory.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    RMU
    MSM
    Points 65 60
    FG Made-Attempted 21-47 (.447) 19-53 (.358)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-21 (.381) 5-17 (.294)
    FT Made-Attempted 15-22 (.682) 17-22 (.773)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 5 7

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