Scores

Final

Sacred Heart 39

(13-13, 6-9 NEC)

Robert Morris 64

(19-9, 14-1 NEC)

    7:30 PM ET, February 18, 2010

    Charles L. Sewall Center, Moon Township, Pennsylvania

    1 2 T
    SHU 15 2439
    RMU 30 3464

    Top Performers

    Sacred Heart: C. Hassan 12 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    Robert Morris: R. Robinson 18 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Blk

    Robert Morris 64, Sacred Heart 39

    Associated Press

    MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Rob Robinson scored 18 points on 8 of 8 shooting and Robert Morris defeated Sacred Heart 64-39 on Thursday night.

    The Colonials (19-9, 14-1 Northeast Conference) scored 20 points off 16 turnovers and held the Pioneers to 29.5 percent shooting (13 of 44). Sacred Heart (13-13, 5-9) was just 5 of 21 (23.8 percent) in the first half and finished 11.8 percent from 3-point range (2 of 17).

    Robert Morris jumped out to an 18-3 lead on Mezie Nwigwe's jumper with 9:05 left in the first half and built a 30-15 advantage at halftime.

    The Colonials shot 52 percent (13 of 25) in the second half and stretched their lead to 62-36 on Nwigwe's 3 with 4:10 left.

    Karon Abraham added 17 points and Josiah Whitehead had 10 for Robert Morris, which outrebounded Sacred Heart 41-29.

    Corey Hassan, the Pioneers' leading scorer with 20.2 points per game, finished with 12.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SHU
    RMU
    Points 39 64
    FG Made-Attempted 13-44 (.295) 24-53 (.453)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-17 (.118) 5-14 (.357)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-18 (.611) 11-22 (.500)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 26

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