Scores

Final

Howard 53

(2-4, 1-3 away)

Robert Morris 72

(3-2, 1-0 home)

    12:00 PM ET, November 24, 2007

    Palestra, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    1 2 T
    HOW 26 2753
    RMU 36 3672

    Top Performers

    Howard: E. Myatt 18 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Robert Morris: A. Jackson 15 Pts, 10 Reb, 3 Ast, 4 Stl

    Robert Morris 72, Howard 53

    Associated Press

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A.J. Jackson and Tony Lee had 15 points each to lead Robert Morris to a 72-53 victory over Howard on Saturday in the third-place game of the Liberty bracket at the Philly Hoop Group Classic.

    Jackson also posted 10 rebounds for Robert Morris (3-2) for his second double-double of the season and 23rd of his career.

    Eugene Myatt scored 18 points and Kandi Mukole had 14 for Howard (2-4).

    The Colonials led 27-10 after junior guard Bateko Francisco sank three 3-pointers. Robert Morris also forced 11 turnovers while holding the Bison to one field goal over a 12-minute stretch.

    Robert Morris led 36-26 at halftime.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    HOW
    RMU
    Points 53 72
    FG Made-Attempted 18-50 (.360) 30-63 (.476)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-18 (.167) 7-16 (.438)
    FT Made-Attempted 14-25 (.560) 5-6 (.833)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 9 (0/0) 26 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 25

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