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Robert Morris 61, St. Francis, NY 54

EDS: APNewsNow. Robert Morris 61, St. Francis, N.Y. 54.

NEW YORK -- Jeremy Chappell scored 13 of his 16 points in the second half and Robert Morris held off St. Francis, N.Y. 61-54 on Thursday night.

Rob Robinson added 11 points for Colonials (16-8, 10-1 Northeast Conference).

Ricky Cadell had 20 points for the Terriers (7-15, 5-7), while Jamaal Womack added 10.

Robert Morris opened the second half with a 12-5 run to take a 40-38 with 15:48 to go on Jim Langhurst's jumper.

St. Francis managed to retake the lead at 45-44 on two free throws by Nigel Byam with 10:06 left. The Colonials took lead for good at 49-47 on two free throws by Gary Wallace with 6:53 to go.