Scores

Final

Robert Morris 64

(7-2, 2-0 NEC)

Duquesne 60

(5-4, 3-1 home)

    7:00 PM ET, December 6, 2011

    A.J. Palumbo Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    1 2 T
    RMU 28 3664
    DUQ 32 2860

    Top Performers

    Robert Morris: L. Thompson 17 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Stl, 4 Blk

    Duquesne: B. Monteiro 13 Pts, 7 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Blk

    Robert Morris 64, Duquesne 60

    Associated Press

    PITTSBURGH -- Lijah Thompson scored 17 points and helped Robert Morris make a 7-2 closing run to defeat Duquesne 64-60 Tuesday night.

    Russell Johnson added 15 points and Velton Jones 13 for Robert Morris (7-2) which is off to its best start in school history.

    The Dukes (5-4) led 32-28 at the break and never trailed in the second half until Johnson, who missed his first four 3-point attempts, drilled a 3 from the right wing to put the Colonials up 57-56 with 3:14 left.

    Duquesne regained the advantage at 58-57, then Thompson hit a pair of free throws with 2:15 to go and followed with a layup with 30 seconds left to lead 61-58.

    Sean Johnson's layup with 14 seconds to go cut it to one, then the Colonials hit 3 of 4 foul shots to seal the win.

    Eric Evans led Duquesne with 16 points and B.J. Monteiro had 13.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    RMU
    DUQ
    Points 64 60
    FG Made-Attempted 22-53 (.415) 24-63 (.381)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-17 (.294) 6-23 (.261)
    FT Made-Attempted 15-18 (.833) 6-13 (.462)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 13 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 6 7

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