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Jimmy Spagnolo makes it bigger than just basketball

Jimmy Spagnolo makes it bigger than just basketball

Logan Carney

February 13, 2018


Filed under Men's Basketball, Men's Basketball Features, Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories

When cancer affects one person, it affects everyone around them. Battling a tumor requires help from the outside -- in the form of medicine or a life-changing moment for a child with a life-threatening disease. Jimmy Spagnolo, who goes by Jimmer after former BYU star player Jimmer Fredette, was...

Robert Morris unable to climb back as they fall to the Mountaineers

Robert Morris unable to climb back as they fall to the Mountaineers

Matt Kurtik

February 2, 2018


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories

Junior guard Matty McConnell was absent from the lineup Thursday night for the Colonials. He and Head Coach Andy Toole could only watch as the Colonials fell to the Mountaineers by the largest margin of any conference loss this year. Sophomore guard Dachon Burke recorded a double-double with 11 points...

Men’s basketball mid-conference season grades: Are the Colonials the real deal?

Men’s basketball mid-conference season grades: Are the Colonials the real deal?

Matt Kurtik

January 29, 2018


Filed under Argument, Men's Basketball, Men's Basketball Opinion, Opinion, Opinion/Editorial, Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories

The Robert Morris men’s basketball team this year has been good. Unfortunately, they have not been great. The overall grade I give our team this year: B Here’s why: Following a loss to Wagner on Sunday afternoon, the Colonials (13-10, 7-3) find themselves in second place in the Northeast Con...

RMU falls to Seahawks in battle for NEC supremacy

RMU falls to Seahawks in battle for NEC supremacy

Shayla Morris

January 28, 2018


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories

The Robert Morris Colonials (13-9, NEC 7-2) fell to the Seahawks of Wagner (14-6, NEC 7-2) 77-64 at PPG Paints Arena in a battle of first place in the NEC. With both teams having the same in conference record, both teams were itching to show who was top dog in the NEC. Wagner started off strong,...

Carney’s Corner: Why is RMU basketball the odd man out in Pittsburgh?

Carney’s Corner: Why is RMU basketball the odd man out in Pittsburgh?

Logan Carney

January 25, 2018


Filed under Argument, Carney's Corner, Men's Basketball, Men's Basketball Opinion, Opinion, Opinion/Editorial, Sports Columns, Sports Showcase, Top Stories, Uncategorized

After beating Duquesne, Dachon Burke said something that has lingered with me ever since. “Well, every game means a lot, but I think it says for itself,” said Burke. “You have Pitt, Duquesne and Robert Morris. I think sometimes we’re overshadowed because they’re the two in the city.” Nobody...

The Toole Shed: Why is Robert Morris basketball Pittsburgh’s least favorite team?

The Toole Shed: Why is Robert Morris basketball Pittsburgh’s least favorite team?

Logan Carney, Luke Yost, and Matt Kurtik

January 23, 2018


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sentry podcasts, Sports, Sports Podcasts, The Toole Shed

This week on The Toole Shed, Logan Matt and Luke, recap last week's games, look ahead at this week's matchups and discuss why Robert Morris is the least covered D-1 basketball team in Pittsburgh. ...

Can’t stop Koby

Can’t stop Koby

Luke Yost

January 23, 2018


Filed under Men's Basketball, Men's Basketball Features, Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories

Not many freshmen have made such an impact on a team quite like Koby Thomas. At the halfway point in his freshman year, Thomas is averaging 13.5 points and 6.3 rebounds per game. Thomas also has two double-doubles and has scored 20 or more points in a game six times this season. In order to understand...

Breaking down RMU basketball’s first conference loss of the season

Breaking down RMU basketball’s first conference loss of the season

Logan Carney

January 12, 2018


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories

For the first time this season, the Colonials lost to a conference opponent. Saint Francis Red Flash defeated RMU 89-80 in what was a one-sided affair for much of the game. There’s a lot to dissect from this game, despite the Colonials losing. The first thought has to be, what good can one take...

The red hot Red Flash down the Colonials

The red hot Red Flash down the Colonials

Matt Kurtik

January 12, 2018


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories

The Robert Morris Colonials (10-7, 4-0) battled in-state Northeast Conference (NEC) rival, St. Francis Red Flash (9-6, 3-1), Thursday night at PPG Paints Arena. The Red Flash defeated the Colonials 89-80. Jamaal King led the Red Flash with 27 points and Dachon Burke led the Colonials with 21 points....

Colonials slay the Dragons to stay flaming hot

Colonials slay the Dragons to stay flaming hot

Logan Carney

December 10, 2017


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories

The Colonials took on the Drexel Dragons on Sunday. Koby Thomas and Dachon Burke both tacked on 20-point games as Robert Morris defeated Drexel by a score of 74-60. The Colonials won the tip to start the game and proceeded down the court. The two teams traded shots for the first minute before Dachon...