Scores

Final

Mount St Mary's 63

(17-12, 12-6 NEC)

Robert Morris 66

(21-10, 15-3 NEC)

    4:00 PM ET, February 28, 2009

    Charles L. Sewall Center, Moon Township, Pennsylvania

    1 2 T
    MSM 34 2963
    RMU 31 3566

    Top Performers

    Mt. St. Mary's: S. Atupem 14 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Robert Morris: R. Robinson 17 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Blk

    Robert Morris 66, Mount St. Mary's, Md. 63

    Associated Press

    CORAOPOLIS, Pa. -- Rob Robinson scored 17 points and hit key baskets in the closing minutes to lift Robert Morris to a 66-63 victory over Mount St. Mary's on Saturday.

    Bateko Francisco and Jimmy Langhurst each scored 11 points for Robert Morris (21-10, 15-3 Northeast Conference).

    Shawn Atupem scored 14 points for Mount St. Mary's (17-2, 12-6).

    In a game that featured 16 ties and 15 lead changes, Mount St. Mary's had a 34-31 edge at the half and scored six straight points to grab a 59-57 lead with just over five minutes remaining.

    Robinson hit a free throw and then a jump shot to give Robert Morris a 62-61 lead with 2:40 left, then tipped in a missed shot to put the Colonials ahead again, 64-63, with 1:42 left. Free throws by Langhurst and Jeremy Chappell sealed the win.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MSM
    RMU
    Points 63 66
    FG Made-Attempted 27-55 (.491) 24-47 (.511)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-10 (.300) 2-4 (.500)
    FT Made-Attempted 6-8 (.750) 16-21 (.762)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 7 4

    2008-09 Season

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    Jan 5, 2009 RMU 77, @MSM 70Recap
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    Mar 11, 2009 @RMU 48, MSM 46Recap