banner

College Basketball

more stats

NCAA Game Summary - Mount St. Mary's at Robert Morris



(Tuesday, March 11th)

Final Score: Mount St. Mary's 88, Robert Morris 71

Moon Township, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Mount St. Mary's picked up the Northeast Conference championship and automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament as the Mountaineers took down Robert Morris 88-71 on Tuesday.

Rashad Whack had 20 points and Julian Norfleet scored 17 for the fourth-seeded Mountaineers (16-16), who have won four straight. Taylor Danaher and Sam Prescott added 15 points apiece and Will Miller contributed 11 points off the bench.

"We had a lot of confidence," Mount St. Mary's head coach Jamion Christian said. "There was a calm to these guys, especially after the last two days."

Karvel Anderson poured in a game-high 21 points for the top-seeded Colonials (21-13) and Lucky Jones and Charles Oliver scored 11 apiece. David Appolon added 10 points in defeat.

"Mount was the better team tonight," said Robert Morris head coach Andrew Toole. "I'm disappointed for our team. I wish we would have played better."

Mount St. Mary's took control right from the tip. They led 16-8 with 12:22 left in the first half before a 21-9 tear staked the Mountaineers a 20-point lead, 37-17, with 6 1/2 left in the half.

Robert Morris trailed 48-32 at the break after trading baskets to close out the final five minutes of the half.

The Colonials trailed 57-47 with 12:44 left to play in the second half, however, the Mountaineers slowly stretched their lead to 76-57 with 6 1/2 left on the clock.

The Mountaineers led by as many as 21 down the wire and never trailed in the contest to book their first trip to the NCAA Tournament since 2008.

Game Notes

Robert Morris leads the series all-time 30-27 ... The Mountaineers went 8- for-18 from beyond the arc, while Robert Morris shot 5-for-16 on its 3- pointer tries ... Mount St. Mary's made 60.4 percent (32-of-53) from the floor and the Colonials connected on 45.5 percent (25-of-55) of their shot from the field.

03/12 01:26:27 ET

Other Stories

TV
  • World Series: Kansas City vs. San Francisco

    Tonight at 7:30 on FOX50

Scoreboard
Local
Final
ATL 117
CHA 114
8:00pm Tonight
WIN
CAR
 
8:07pm Tonight
KAN
SFG
Final
CLE 107
CHI 98
Final
WAS 84
NOP 88
Final
ATL 117
CHA 114
Final
NYK 107
MIL 120
Final
BRK 99
PHI 88
Final
DAL 108
MEM 103
Final
SAN 106
SAC 99
8:00pm Tonight
MIA
HOU
 
8:00pm Tonight
MIN
IND
 
8:00pm Tonight
OKC
UTA
 
9:00pm Tonight
DEN
POR
 
10:00pm Tonight
PHO
LAL
 
10:30pm Tonight
GSW
LAC
 
8:00pm Tonight
LALAF
ARKST
 
Final
EDM 3
TAM 2
7:00pm Tonight
NJD
NYR
 
7:00pm Tonight
BOS
SJS
 
7:00pm Tonight
NYI
TOR
 
7:30pm Tonight
MON
DET
 
8:00pm Tonight
NAS
ARI
 
8:00pm Tonight
WIN
CAR
 
8:30pm Tonight
CHI
PHI
 
8:30pm Tonight
DAL
VAN
 
9:00pm Tonight
COL
FLA
 
9:00pm Tonight
CAL
TAM
 
Final
PIT 30
HOU 23