Scores

Final

Robert Morris 71

(24-9, 13-5 NEC)

Wagner 64

(25-6, 15-3 NEC)

12:00 PM ET, March 4, 2012

Spiro Sports Center, Staten Island, New York

1 2 T
RMU 29 4271
WAG 31 3364

Top Performers

Robert Morris: V. Jones 25 Pts, 1 Reb, 1 Ast

Wagner: L. Rivers 18 Pts, 2 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl

Robert Morris 71, Wagner 64

Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Velton Jones scored 25 points, including going 14 of 16 from the foul line, to lead Robert Morris over Wagner 71-64 on Sunday in the Northeast Conference tournament's semifinal round.

The third-seeded Colonials (24-9) advanced to the NEC finals on Wednesday night, and will be trying for what would be a league-best eighth NEC tournament championship.

Russell Johnson added 12 points and Coron Williams 11 for the Colonials, who avenged a loss at Wagner on Feb. 2 in the only meeting of the regular season between the teams.

Robert Morris was down 31-29 at the half, but Jones started the second-half scoring with two free throws and Johnson chipped in a jumper to spark an 11-1 Colonials run to put them up for good. They outscored the Seahawks 42-33 in the second half to seal it.

Latif Rivers had 18 points to pace second-seeded Wagner (25-6).

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Team Stat Comparison

 
RMU
WAG
Points 71 64
FG Made-Attempted 18-56 (.321) 16-46 (.348)
3P Made-Attempted 5-14 (.357) 5-16 (.313)
FT Made-Attempted 30-40 (.750) 27-40 (.675)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 30 (0/0) 29 (0/0)
Largest Lead 9 8

2011-12 Season

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