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NCAA approves extra year of eligibility for fall sport DI athletes

NCAA approves extra year of eligibility for fall sport DI athletes

Austin Bechtold, Assistant Sports Editor August 25, 2020

The NCAA Division I Board of Directors voted on August 21 to approve a waiver to grant an extra year of eligibility for fall sport athletes. The extra year will go into effect regardless of whether...

Thomas Ognibene

Big South, Colonials football postponed to spring of 2021

Jonathan Hanna, CSN Sports Editor August 12, 2020

On Wednesday, with the health of student athletes as it's top priority, the Big South Conference announced that it will be delaying all fall sports, with the hopes of playing in the spring of 2021. With...

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RMU football schedules Hawaii as non-conference opponent

Austin Bechtold, Assistant Sports Editor July 14, 2020

As sports continue to be up in the air for the fall season, the Robert Morris football team’s latest announcement may display a step in the right direction. The University of Hawaii tweeted on Monday...

Nneka Ezeigbo drives to the basket in the NEC championship game. Moon Township, PA March 17, 2019. (David Auth/RMU Sentry Media)

Nneka Ezeigbo signs with Spain’s Unicaja Malaga

Nick Hedderick, CSN Editor In Chief July 10, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP-- For the last four years, it was impossible to attend an RMU women's basketball game without noticing the force that was Nneka Ezeigbo. From her dominance in the paint to her tenacity...

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RMU officially joins Horizon League

Austin Bechtold, Assistant Sports Editor June 15, 2020

Big things on the Horizon, a new Horizon, expanding your Horizon. No matter the journey, or wording, the destination is clear. After 39 years in the Northeast Conference, Robert Morris University is joining...

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The difficulties travel and distance cause in the NEC for Robert Morris

Logan Carney, Contributor February 3, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP-- 4,030 miles. Robert Morris University's 15 NCAA teams rack up the most gas mileage out of the 11 total schools competing in the Northeast Conference. That number comes from regular-season...

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Colonials roll to ninth consecutive victory with win over CCSU

Zachary Somma, Contributor February 1, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP-- The Robert Morris University women's basketball team (14-6, 9-0 NEC) kept their record clean in 2020 with their 80-42 victory over Central Connecticut State University (2-16, 1-7 NEC) this...

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Weekend Preview: 1/31-2/2

Austin Bechtold, Contributor January 31, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP-- As the calendar turns from January to February this upcoming weekend, the final stretch of regular-season games for Robert Morris University winter sports is about to begin. Basketball,...

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RMU gets scrappy in 64-54 win

Samuel Goldberg, Contributor January 31, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP-- "It ain't over till it's over." That was the theme for tonight's game as the Robert Morris University Colonials men's basketball team (11-11, 7-2 NEC) took on the Bryant University Bulldogs...

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Colonials return home to face Bryant

Austin Bechtold, Contributor January 30, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP-- With the NEC basketball schedule nearing the halfway point, the Robert Morris men’s basketball team (10-11, 6-2 NEC) finds themselves in the hunt for the crown of the NEC’s best team...

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