Scores

Final

Monmouth 57

(5-13, 1-5 NEC)

Robert Morris 60

(8-9, 4-2 NEC)

    7:00 PM ET, January 15, 2011

    Charles L. Sewall Center, Moon Township, Pennsylvania

    1 2 T
    MONM 31 2657
    RMU 25 3560

    Top Performers

    Monmouth: J. Steele 21 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Stl

    Robert Morris: K. Abraham 18 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

    Robert Morris 60, Monmouth, N.J. 57

    Associated Press

    MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Karon Abraham scored 18 points and Robert Morris defeated Monmouth 60-57 on Saturday night for its third consecutive win.

    Monmouth blew a 10-point lead in the first half. The game was tied five times in the final 20 minutes as neither team led by more than six points.

    Tied 52-52 with 2:14 to play, the Colonials scored six straight points to lead 58-52 after two free throws by Russell Johnson with 1:19 to go. The Colonials went 6 for 6 from the free-throw line in the final 32 seconds to seal the win.

    Abraham, who was 5 of 11 from 3-point range, is 24 of 42 from that distance in the past five games. Velton Jones added 10 points for the Colonials (8-9, 4-2 Northeast Conference), who have won nine of the past 11 games in the series.

    Jesse Steele came off the bench to score 21 points and Marcus Ware added 10 for Monmouth (5-13, 1-5), which lost its fourth game in a row.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MONM
    RMU
    Points 57 60
    FG Made-Attempted 15-34 (.441) 18-54 (.333)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-17 (.529) 8-25 (.320)
    FT Made-Attempted 18-25 (.720) 16-22 (.727)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 23 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 10 6

    2010-11 Season

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