Scores

Final

Quinnipiac 87

(19-8, 13-3 NEC)

Robert Morris 79

(19-10, 14-2 NEC)

    7:00 PM ET, February 20, 2010

    Charles L. Sewall Center, Moon Township, Pennsylvania

    1 2 T
    QUIN 35 5287
    RMU 33 4679

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    Quinnipiac: J. Johnson 28 Pts, 6 Reb, 6 Ast

    Robert Morris: R. Robinson 16 Pts, 6 Reb, 3 Ast

    Quinnipiac 87, Robert Morris 79

    Associated Press

    MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- James Johnson scored 28 points and Quinnipiac defeated Robert Morris 87-79 on Saturday night.

    Justin Rutty added 17 points and 11 rebounds for the Bobcats (19-8, 13-3 Northeast Conference), who outrebounded the Colonials 37-28.

    Quinnipiac shot 50.9 percent from the field (27 of 53) and was 7 of 14 from 3-point range.

    Robert Morris pulled within 64-61 on Lijah Thompson's free throw with 7:35 to go. Quinnipiac then went on an 11-4 run, with six points coming from Johnson, including four in 30 seconds.

    Johnson hit a jumper with 2:55 to go, Jeremy Baker had a steal and Johnson hit two free throws to cap the run at 75-65 with 2:25 remaining.

    Rob Robinson led four Colonials in double figures with 16 points. Velton Jones added 15 points, Karon Abraham 12 and Russell Johnson 11 as Robert Morris (19-10, 14-2) snapped a three-game winning streak.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    QUIN
    RMU
    Points 87 79
    FG Made-Attempted 27-53 (.509) 27-58 (.466)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-14 (.500) 9-23 (.391)
    FT Made-Attempted 26-37 (.703) 16-22 (.727)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 29 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 10 2

    2009-10 Season

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