ROBERT MORRIS COLONIALS NEWS

Northeast Conference Preview: All Hail Andy Toole

Didn’t we just do this? Believe it or not, the America East Conference and Northeast Conference are different, and somehow the NEC managed to be just a bit better via KenPom last season. Last season Robert Morris finally made the NCAA tournament after either winning the league’s regular season title or making the conference title game in each of head coach Andy Toole’s first...
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August 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Robert Morris roars back, clips North Florida

Lucky Jones scored 21 points, including a key free throw, Rodney Pryor had 20 and Marcquise Reed 19 to lead Robert Morris back from a 14-point second-half deficit to beat North Florida 81-77 on Wednesday night in the First Four.
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March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Robert Morris edges North Florida for right to play No. 1 Duke

DAYTON, Ohio -- Lucky Jones scored 21 points, including a key free throw, Rodney Pryor had 20 and Marcquise Reed 19 to lead Robert Morris back from a 14-point second-half deficit to beat North Florida 81-77 on Wednesday night in the First Four. The Colonials (20-14), who won the Northeast Conference tournament to get into the field as a 16 seed, now meet top-seeded Duke in the second...
Via AP on Fox
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Robert Morris gets balanced scoring to top N. Florida 81-77

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) Lucky Jones scored 21 points, including a key free throw, Rodney Pryor had 20 and Marcquise Reed 19 to lead Robert Morris back from a 14-point second-half deficit to beat North Florida 81-77 on Wednesday night in the First Four. The Colonials (20-14), who won the Northeast Conference Tournament to get into the field as a 16 seed, now meet top-seeded Duke in the...
Via AP on Fox
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

One and done: North Florida ousted by Robert Morris in NCAA Tournament

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) -- Lucky Jones scored 21 points, including a key free throw, Rodney Pryor had 20 and Marcquise Reed 19 to lead Robert Morris back from a 14-point second-half deficit to beat North Florida 81-77 on Wednesday night in the First Four. The Colonials (20-14), who won the Northeast Conference Tournament to get into the field as a 16 seed, now meet top-seeded Duke in the...
Via AP on Fox
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

North Florida-Robert Morris winner advances to face Duke

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) -- No one on the rosters of First Four opponents Robert Morris and North Florida has stepped into the brightest of spotlights in the NCAA Tournament. But they understand what's at stake. "We've got to make sure we don't do what a lot of other teams from mid-major programs or conferences might do," said Robert Morris sixth-man Lucky Jones. "This is not like a party...
Via AP on Fox
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

As NCAAs beckon, Andy Toole, Robert Morris grow in lock step

MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) The face still seems impossibly young. Look closer, though. A half decade into fighting the good fight - and winning with alarming regularity - at Robert Morris has left Andy Toole with the trademark frayed edges that belie the effortless vitality of a guy still not eligible to run for president. There's the slightest hint of lightening at the roots of 34...
Via AP on Fox
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Robert Morris denies St. Francis first NCAA bid in NEC final

NEW YORK (AP) Rodney Pryor scored 17 points and Robert Morris denied St. Francis, Brooklyn, its first NCAA Tournament bid, beating the Terriers 66-63 in the Northeast Conference tournament championship on Tuesday night. The top-seeded Terriers (23-11) had a chance to tie with 2.4 seconds left when Tyreek Jewell, who scored 19 points and was their best player on this night, went...
Via AP on Fox
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Robert Morris squeaks by St. Francis Brooklyn for NEC tournament title

NEW YORK -- Rodney Pryor scored 17 points and Robert Morris denied St. Francis, Brooklyn, its first NCAA tournament bid, beating the Terriers 66-63 in the Northeast Conference tournament championship on Tuesday night. The top-seeded Terriers (23-11) had a chance to tie with 2.4 seconds left when Tyreek Jewell, who scored 19 points and was their best player on this night, went to...
Via AP on Fox
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Robert Morris tops Bryant 66-53 to advance

MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) Kavon Stewart scored 19 points, Rodney Pryor added 12, and No. 2 seed Robert Morris rallied to beat third-seeded Bryant 66-53 on Saturday to advance to the semifinals of the Northeast Conference tournament. The Colonials (18-14) will face the either top-seeded Saint Francis (NY) or fifth-seeded Saint Francis (Pa). Lucky Jones scored 11 for Robert Morris,...
Via AP on Fox
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Lucky Jones has 27 as Robert Morris tops Wagner 91-68

MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) Lucky Jones came off the bench to tie a career high with 27 points, on 5-of-6 shooting from 3-point range, and powered No. 2 seed Robert Morris past No. 7 Wagner 91-68 in a quarterfinal game of the Northeast Conference tournament Wednesday night. Jones was 8 of 12 from the floor overall and 6 of 6 from the line. Freshman Marcquise Reed, named the NEC Rookie...
Via AP on Fox
March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Robert Morris edges St. Francis (Pa.) 71-70 in OT

MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) Rodney Pryor scored 22 points as Robert Morris edged St. Francis (Pa.) 71-70 in overtime on Saturday. Lucky Jones added 20 points for the Colonials (16-14, 12-6 Northeast Conference) and Aaron Tate had nine. After trailing at halftime, Robert Morris went ahead 48-47 on a Pryor 3-pointer with 9:23 to play. Pryor sank another 3 with 1:30 remaining in regulation...
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February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Robert Morris crushes Wagner 91-59

MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) Rodney Pryor led four players in double figures with 25 points and Robert Morris crushed Wagner 91-59 on Thursday night. Pryor was 7 of 10 from the field with five 3-pointers. Marcquise Reed had 20 points on 8-of-16 shooting, while Lucky Jones added 15 and Elijah Minnie 13. The Colonials had 13 steals and were 14 of 22 beyond the arc. Robert Morris (15-14...
Via AP on Fox
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Robert Morris knocks off Bryant, 76-70

SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) Rodney Pryor's layup with :35 left gave Robert Morris the lead and Lucky Jones and Marquise Reed both padded it by hitting a pair of free throws as the Colonials edged Bryant, 76-70, and created at three-way tie for second place in the Northeast Conference. Bryant won at Robert Morris on January 31, 71-68, but has not beaten the Colonials on its home court...
Via AP on Fox
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlantic Hockey Preview: The race for second place

While the league-leading Robert Morris Colonials have the coming weekend off, other teams in Atlantic Hockey will take the spotlight. The third-to-last weekend of the regular season could be the last chance for the likes of Bentley, Canisius and Mercyhurst to salvage any lingering chance of catching the first-place runaways. Other than that, it simply is […] The post Atlantic...
Via Along the Boards
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Robert Morris beats Fairleigh Dickinson 76-62

TEANECK, N.J. (AP) Lucky Jones scored 24 points and grabbed six rebounds as Robert Morris beat Fairleigh Dickinson 76-62 on Saturday. Marcquise Reed added 15 points and three rebounds for the Colonials (12-12, 8-4 Northeast Conference) and Kavon Stewart had 12 points. The team hit 61.2 percent from the field overall and 70.6 percent from the line. Robert Morris was up by 12 points...
Via AP on Fox
February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlantic Hockey Preview: Last call to catch Colonials

Canisius College is looking to finish what two of its Atlantic Hockey peers started earlier in 2014-15, namely a bid to catch the dominant Robert Morris Colonials at the top of the standings. Army got off to a respectable start this season, and at one point was playing RMU for first in the conference. That promptly ended, however, as […] The post Atlantic Hockey Preview: Last...
Via Along the Boards
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Bryant edges Robert Morris 71-68

MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) Dan Garvin scored 21 points and grabbed seven rebounds, leading four players in double figures, as Bryant held on late to edge Robert Morris 71-68 on Saturday. Dyami Starks added 18 points for the Bulldogs (10-10, 7-3 Northeast Conference). Bosko Kostur had 11 points and Shane McLaughlin 10. McLaughlin sank a 3-pointer to put the Bulldogs up 29-22 with 1...
Via AP on Fox
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Jones hits late 3, Robert Morris beats St. Francis (NY)

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (AP) Lucky Jones hit a 3-pointer to pull ahead by one with 17 seconds left and finished with 15 points to help Robert Morris to a 67-65 win over St. Francis on Saturday. Kavon Stewart scored 13 points, hitting 2 of 2 from 3-point range, and Rodney Pryor had 12 points and nine rebounds for Robert Morris (10-10, 6-2 Northeast). Under two minute remaining, Brent Jones...
Via AP on Fox
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Robert Morris beats Mount St. Mary's 63-59 in OT

EMMITSBURG, Md. (AP) Marcquise Reed hit a pull-up, fade-away 3-pointer to tie it with 11.5 seconds left in regulation, and Robert Morris shut out Mount St. Mary's in overtime to pull out a 63-59 win on Thursday night. Rodney Pryor hit a jumper and David Appolon made two free throws in overtime to seal it for Robert Morris (9-10, 5-2 Northeast Conference). Mount St. Mary's missed...
Via AP on Fox
January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Robert Morris handles Sacred Heart 85-65

MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) Marcquise Reed scored 24 points, Lucky Jones had 18 of his 22 in the first half and Robert Morris moved past Sacred Heart for an 85-65 victory on Sunday. Rodney Pryor added 15 points and Jones grabbed 11 rebounds for the Colonials (8-10, 4-2 Northeast Conference), who shot 54.7 percent from the field. Reed was 10 of 16 from the floor and had six rebounds...
Via AP on Fox
January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Jones leads St. Francis (NY) over Robert Morris 68-63

MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) Brent Jones scored 23 points and made a key defensive play in the closing seconds as St. Francis (N.Y.) held off Robert Morris 68-63 on Friday. With the Terriers (10-8, 4-1 Northeast Conference) up 66-63, Robert Morris (7-10, 3-2) got the ball to Lucky Jones in the right corner. As he went up for a 3-pointer, Jones stripped the ball and it went out of bounds...
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Robert Morris beats Central Connecticut St, 72-60

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) Lucky Jones scored 18 points, grabbed five rebounds, and dished out four assists to lead Robert Morris to a 72-60 victory over Central Connecticut State on Saturday afternoon. Elijah Minnie had 13 points on a perfect 5 of 5 shooting from the field for Robert Morris (7-9, 3-1 Northeastern Conference). Rodney Prior added 11 points and five boards for the Colonials...
Via AP on Fox
January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Robert Morris holds off Wagner 77-73

NEW YORK (AP) Lucky Jones scored 18 points and hauled in nine rebounds to lift Robert Morris to a 77-73 win over Wagner on Thursday night. Rodney Pryor also contributed 18 points, including a trio of 3-pointers, and Marcquise Reed had 15 points for Robert Morris (6-9, 2-1 Northeast Conference), which never trailed in the game but had to hold off a second half surge by Wagner. Jones...
Via AP on Fox
January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

St. Francis (Pa.) beats Robert Morris 66-59

LORETTO, Pa. (AP) Ronnie Drinnon had 19 points with eight rebounds and made a key pair of free throws on Monday to help St. Francis (Pa.) pull away from Robert Morris 66-59. St. Francis (8-5, 2-0 Northeast Conference) led 58-57 when Earl Brown made a layup with 51 seconds left. Drinnon sank two free throws nine seconds later to extend the lead to five and Robert Morris (5-9, 1-1...
Via AP on Fox
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss
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