Robert Morris 64, Cent. Connecticut St. 44

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. -- Jimmy Langhurst had 18 points to lead Robert Morris to a 64-44 defeat of Central Connecticut State on Saturday.

Robert Morris (17-8, 11-1 NEC) pulled away with a 15-2 run to end the first half. The Colonials held the Blue Devils without a field goal for the final 8:34 of the half.

Jeremy Chappell had 15 for Robert Morris in the game, and Mezie Nwigwe added 12.

The Blue Devils (11-12, 7-6) didn't quit in the second half, but didn't have enough offensive strength to fight their way back.

Shemik Thompson had 13 points for the Blue Devils. Central Connecticut's main offensive force, Ken Horton, was held to four points on 2-for-6 shooting in the game, but pulled down 12 rebounds.