HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) -- A.J. Jackson scored 21 points and was among four players in double figures as Robert Morris defeated Quinnipiac 86-79 in the Northeast Conference on Saturday.
The Colonials hit five of their first seven three-pointers to take a 32-21 lead in the first half. Quinnipiac responded with a 10-0 run to close the gap to 32-31.
Robert Morris then scored five straight points before DeMario Anderson tied the contest with six straight of his own, but the Colonials carried a 42-39 lead into intermission despite the Bobcats shooting 63 percent in the half.
Robert Morris shot 54 percent from the game, including 11-of-18 from three-point range.