Scores

Final

St Francis (NY) 51

(8-11, 3-5 NEC)

Robert Morris 54

(9-10, 5-3 NEC)

    7:00 PM ET, January 22, 2011

    Charles L. Sewall Center, Moon Township, Pennsylvania

    1 2 T
    SFNY 24 2751
    RMU 18 3654

    Top Performers

    St. Francis (NY): S. Perunicic 14 Pts, 4 Reb

    Robert Morris: V. Jones 18 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast, 4 Stl

    Robert Morris 54, St. Francis, NY 51

    Associated Press

    MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Vernon Jones scored 18 points and Robert Morris rallied in the second half to defeat St. Francis (N.Y.) 54-51 on Saturday night.

    The Colonials (9-10, 5-3 Northeast Conference) trailed by as many as 10 with 2:30 left in the first half and 24-18 at halftime.

    Robert Morris shot 29.2 percent in the first half (7 of 24), before making 12 of 21 from the field in the second (57.1 percent).

    Trailing 33-29 with 14:48 left to play, Robert Morris scored nine straight to go up 38-33 on Lijah Thompson's jumper with 12:41 remaining. The Colonials wouldn't trail the rest of the way.

    The Terriers (8-11, 3-5) cut it to 52-51 on Akeem Johnson's layup with 41 seconds left. But Russell Johnson answered for the Colonials with a layup for the final margin with 10 seconds to go. St. Francis missed two 3-pointers in the final 7 seconds.

    Ricky Cadell led the Terriers with 18 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SFNY
    RMU
    Points 51 54
    FG Made-Attempted 17-47 (.362) 19-45 (.422)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-25 (.320) 2-12 (.167)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-14 (.643) 14-19 (.737)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 10 7

    2010-11 Season

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