Scores

Final

Robert Morris 67

(14-6, 5-2 NEC)

Fair Dickinson 55

(1-17, 0-7 NEC)

    7:00 PM ET, January 19, 2012

    Rothman Center, Teaneck, New Jersey

    1 2 T
    RMU 27 4067
    FDU 26 2955

    Top Performers

    Robert Morris: V. Jones 22 Pts, 5 Reb, 6 Ast, 3 Stl

    Fairleigh Dickinson: G. Goode 12 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Blk

    Robert Morris 67, Fairleigh Dickinson 55

    Associated Press

    HACKENSACK, N.J. -- Velton Jones scored 22 points to lead Robert Morris over Fairleigh Dickinson 67-55 on Thursday night, securing a sweep in the season series against the Knights.

    Lucky Jones added 16 points and Lijah Thompson had 14 for the Colonials (14-6, 5-2 Northeast Conference), who also beat Fairleigh Dickinson on Dec. 1.

    Robert Morris had a 27-26 edge at halftime in this one, but came out strong in the second and outscored Fairleigh Dickinson 40-29 in the final 20 minutes to clinch the win.

    The Colonials won the rebounding battle 32-28, while outscoring the Knights 26-18 in the paint and 25-8 off turnovers. Fairleigh Dickinson gave the ball away 18 times.

    Melquan Bolding led the Knights (1-17, 0-7) with 15 points. Fairleigh Dickinson is on a 14-game losing slide, the Knights' last win coming on Nov. 18 versus Saint Peter's, a 4-15 team.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    RMU
    FDU
    Points 67 55
    FG Made-Attempted 21-53 (.396) 20-45 (.444)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-17 (.294) 5-12 (.417)
    FT Made-Attempted 20-25 (.800) 10-16 (.625)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 12 3

    2011-12 Season

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