Scores

Final OT

Robert Morris 79

(5-8, 1-1 NEC)

Ohio 76

(7-7, 5-5 home)

2:00 PM ET, January 2, 2011

Convocation Center, Athens, Ohio

1 2 OT T
RMU 30 36 1379
OHIO 34 32 1076

Top Performers

Robert Morris: K. Abraham 28 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

Ohio: T. Freeman 15 Pts, 2 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl

Robert Morris 79, Ohio 76

Associated Press

ATHENS, Ohio -- Karon Abraham scored a career-high 28 points to lead Robert Morris past Ohio 79-76 in overtime on Sunday.

The Colonials (5-8) trailed 66-64 with 28 seconds left to play in regulation, but a layup from Russell Johnson with 15 seconds to go and a missed 3-pointer from Nick Kellogg on Ohio's ensuing possession forced overtime.

Robert Morris led 77-76 with 3 seconds left in overtime before Gary Wallace hit two free throws to extend the Colonials' lead to 79-76.

Coron Williams had 14 points, Johnson and Wallace added 13 apiece for Robert Morris, which snapped a three-game losing streak.

The Bobcats (7-7) led 34-30 at halftime and by 12, 42-30, with 15:39 remaining in regulation, but Robert Morris scored 12 straight over the next 4:18 to tie the score at 42.

Tommy Freeman scored 15 points, Kellogg added 14, D.J. Cooper 13, DeVaughn Washington 11 and Ivo Baltic 10 for Ohio.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
RMU
OHIO
Points 79 76
FG Made-Attempted 25-61 (.410) 21-55 (.382)
3P Made-Attempted 11-25 (.440) 13-33 (.394)
FT Made-Attempted 18-23 (.783) 21-34 (.618)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
Largest Lead 7 13

2010-11 Season

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