Scores

Final

St Francis (NY) 78

(5-16, 2-8 NEC)

Robert Morris 83

(15-6, 6-2 NEC)

    7:00 PM ET, January 26, 2008

    Charles L. Sewall Center, Moon Township, Pennsylvania

    1 2 T
    SFNY 39 3978
    RMU 36 4783

    Top Performers

    St. Francis (NY): J. Womack 19 Pts, 1 Reb, 3 Ast, 3 Stl

    Robert Morris: T. Lee 21 Pts, 9 Reb, 5 Ast, 2 Stl

    Robert Morris 83, St. Francis, NY 78

    Associated Press

    MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) -- Jeremy Chappell and Tony Lee each scored 21 points to lead Robert Morris to an 83-78 victory over St. Francis (N.Y.) on Saturday night.

    A.J. Jackson scored 12 points and Jimmy Langhurst added 10 for Robert Morris (15-6, 6-2 Northeast Conference).

    Jamaal Womack scored 19 points, Kayode Ayeni 15, Ricky Cadell 14 and Robert Hines 13 for St. Francis (5-16, 2-8), which raced to a 39-36 lead in the first half on the strength of 14-for-22 (63.6 percent) shooting.

    Robert Morris took control early in the second half, erasing its deficit and building an eight-point lead before St. Francis battled back and tied the score at 62-all with 7:59 left.

    Robert Morris again pulled ahead, leading by eight and nine points twice. St. Francis rallied again in the final minutes, closing within three points on a 3-pointer by Ayeni with four seconds left, but Chappell helped seal the victory by hitting two free throws with three seconds left.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SFNY
    RMU
    Points 78 83
    FG Made-Attempted 27-48 (.563) 29-57 (.509)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-15 (.467) 9-23 (.391)
    FT Made-Attempted 17-28 (.607) 16-20 (.800)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 3 6

    2007-08 Season

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