Scores

Final

Ohio 79

(8-5, 1-3 away)

Robert Morris 81

(6-7, 2-0 NEC)

    7:00 PM ET, January 2, 2010

    Charles L. Sewall Center, Moon Township, Pennsylvania

    1 2 T
    OHIO 35 4479
    RMU 39 4281

    Top Performers

    Ohio: J. Kinney 25 Pts, 2 Reb, 3 Ast

    Robert Morris: K. Abraham 23 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Robert Morris 81, Ohio 79

    Associated Press

    ATHENS, Ohio -- Karon Abraham scored 23 points and Rob Robinson added 21 to help Robert Morris defeat Ohio 81-79 on Saturday night.

    Abraham scored five points in the final 2:19 as part of a 7-4 run to help Robert Morris (6-7) break a 74-74 tie.

    Ohio (8-5) tied the game for the fourth time on two free throws by Kenneth Van Kempen with 2:14 to play.

    The Bobcats took a 56-50 lead on a free throw by D.J. Cooper with 12:33 left. Robert Morris then answered with a 14-2 run, capped by a Dallas Green jump shot for a 64-58 lead with 7:59 to go.

    Abraham was 6 of 7 from 3-point range to lead the Colonials to 60 percent from behind the arc (9 of 15).

    Mezie Nwigwe added 11 points, including a free throw with 12:30 left to give Robert Morris its biggest lead, 22-6, with 12:30 left in the first half.

    Jay Kinney scored 25 points and Cooper finished with 22 for Ohio.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    OHIO
    RMU
    Points 79 81
    FG Made-Attempted 26-54 (.481) 26-60 (.433)
    3P Made-Attempted 10-22 (.455) 9-15 (.600)
    FT Made-Attempted 17-22 (.773) 20-30 (.667)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 6 16

    2009-10 Season

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