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Robert Morris 72, Howard 53

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.