CORAOPOLIS, Pa. (AP) -- Jeremy Chappell scored 16 points and three other Robert Morris players were in double figures as the Colonials beat Monmouth, N.J., 59-44 on Thursday.
Tony Lee had 12 points and six assists for Robert Morris (9-5, 1-1 North East Conference), while A.J. Jackson and Bateko Francisco each contributed 10 points.Monmouth (3-11, 0-2) jumped out to a 13-5 lead as the Hawks converted five of their first six field goals. Robert Morris tied it at 19-19 with 6:40 left in the half and held a 29-25 lead at the break.Trailing by four points in the second half, the Colonials went on a 24-3 run to lead 55-38 with 6:39 left in the game.Jhamar Youngblood had 18 points, including four of seven three-pointers, to lead Monmouth. Whitney Coleman added 10 points for the Hawks.