Scores

Final

Robert Morris 78

(4-5, 2-0 NEC)

Cleveland State 70

(4-7, 0-2 Horizon)

    7:00 PM ET, December 15, 2009

    Wolstein Center, Cleveland, Ohio

    1 2 T
    RMU 34 4478
    CLEV 32 3870

    Top Performers

    Robert Morris: G. Wallace 14 Pts, 1 Reb, 1 Blk

    Cleveland State: T. Harmon 17 Pts, 4 Reb, 5 Ast, 2 Stl

    Robert Morris 78, Cleveland St. 70

    Associated Press

    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).

    Norris Cole led the Vikings with 22 points. Trevon Harmon added 17 and D'Aundray Brown scored 11 for Cleveland State.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    RMU
    CLEV
    Points 78 70
    FG Made-Attempted 22-41 (.537) 24-59 (.407)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-7 (.714) 8-25 (.320)
    FT Made-Attempted 29-39 (.744) 14-23 (.609)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 24 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 15 8

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