CLEVELAND -- Gary Wallace scored 14 points off the bench and Robert Morris defeated Cleveland State 78-70 on Tuesday night.
Tied at 42-42, Robert Morris (4-5) went on a 15-1 run to lead 57-43 on Jimmy Langhurst's 3-pointer with 8:58 left to play.
The Vikings (4-7), who shot 36.7 percent in the second half (11 of 30), wouldn't get any closer than seven the rest of the way.
Robert Morris trailed 29-28 with 2:19 left until halftime, before outscoring the Vikings 6-3 to end the half. Brad Piehl capped the run with two straight baskets and the Colonials led 34-32 at halftime.
Robert Morris, which averaged 9.2 3-pointers in the past five games, was 5 of 7 from long range against the Vikings.
The Colonials shot 53.7 percent from the field (22 of 41).