Scores

Final

Robert Morris 70

(10-7, 2-2 NEC)

Monmouth 55

(6-11, 1-3 NEC)

    7:00 PM ET, January 12, 2013

    Multipurpose Activity Center, West Long Branch, New Jersey

    1 2 T
    RMU 29 4170
    MONM 21 3455

    Top Performers

    Robert Morris: L. Jones 18 Pts, 8 Reb, 2 Stl

    Monmouth Nj: J. Steele 17 Pts, 2 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl

    Robert Morris 70, Monmouth (NJ) 55

    Associated Press

    WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. -- Lucky Jones came off the bench and scored a game-high 18 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead Robert Morris past Monmouth 70-55 Saturday night in a Northeast Conference matchup.

    Coron Williams scored 14 points, Mike McFadden added 12 and Russell Johnson chipped in with seven points and a game-high 10 rebounds as Robert Morris (10-7, 2-2) outrebounded Monmouth 44-31.

    Monmouth (6-11, 1-3) shot just 25 percent (7 for 28) in the first half and Robert Morris led at halftime 29-21.

    Robert Morris extended its halftime lead early, and took its biggest lead of the game, 51-30, on a free throw by Jones with 9:02 left to play.

    Jones helped the Colonials dominate in bench points 34-9.

    Jesse Steele led the Hawks with 17 points. Andrew Nicholas was the only other player for Monmouth in double figures with 13 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    RMU
    MONM
    Points 70 55
    FG Made-Attempted 22-54 (.407) 20-56 (.357)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-24 (.292) 4-18 (.222)
    FT Made-Attempted 19-24 (.792) 11-18 (.611)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 21 2

    2012-13 Season

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