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ESPN blunder reveals women’s basketball to visit no. 1 Louisville in first round of NCAA tournament

ESPN blunder reveals women’s basketball to visit no. 1 Louisville in first round of NCAA tournament

Jonathan Hanna, Contributor

March 18, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- After a mishap at ESPN, the opening round brackets for the NCAA women’s basketball tournament were shown on ESPNU. The no. 16 Robert Morris women’s basketball team will visit the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, Kentucky to take on no. 1 seeded Louisville in the Albany Region of the...

Conference Champions: Women’s basketball defeats Saint Francis to win NEC Tournament

Conference Champions: Women’s basketball defeats Saint Francis to win NEC Tournament

Luke Yost, Women's Basketball Beat Writer

March 17, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- In the last women’s basketball game of the Sewall Center in 2016, Robert Morris defended their home and won the Northeast Conference Championship. Today, in the last women’s basketball game at the North Athletic Complex, history repeated itself. The Robert Morris University Colonials (...

Women’s basketball overcomes late run by Mount St. Mary’s

Women’s basketball overcomes late run by Mount St. Mary’s

Luke Yost, Women's Basketball Beat Writer

March 14, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP — The Robert Morris women’s basketball team (21-10) weathered the comeback attempts of Mount St. Mary’s (15-16) to move on to the NEC tournament finals. The final score was 69-65. The Colonials’ offense looked out of sorts in the first two and a half minutes of the game. Mou...

Women’s basketball takes care of Fairleigh Dickinson

Women’s basketball takes care of Fairleigh Dickinson

Luke Yost, Women's Basketball Beat Writer

March 12, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- At the 5:45 mark in the fourth quarter, Honoka Ikematsu was able to put the dagger in the Fairleigh Dickinson Knights (8-22, 5-13). Ikematsu missed her first three ball of the sequence. Natalie Villaflor grabbed the offensive rebound. Villaflor missed a mid range jumper from the paint....

Coach Buscaglia wins third straight COY award; Ezeigbo earns DPOY

Coach Buscaglia wins third straight COY award; Ezeigbo earns DPOY

Samuel Anthony, Digital Content Manager

March 11, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- In three seasons as the head coach of Robert Morris women's basketball, Charlie Buscaglia is already one NEC regular season championship away from his father's, former Robert Morris women's basketball head coach Sal Buscaglia, total of four championships. After leading his Colonials to...

Women’s basketball closes season out with win over Saint Francis

Women’s basketball closes season out with win over Saint Francis

Luke Yost, Women's Basketball Beat Writer

March 7, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- With just a little over four minutes remaining, the Robert Morris Colonials (19-10, 16-2) were clinging to a slim four-point lead, 54-50, against in-state conference foe Saint Francis (14-16, 11-7). Then the hero of their last clash took control. Nina Augustin made a three-pointer and th...

Preview: Women’s basketball hosts SFU to close season

Preview: Women’s basketball hosts SFU to close season

Nick Hedderick

March 7, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- The winter sports season is rapidly approaching its end, and the Robert Morris women’s basketball team (18-10, 15-2 NEC) will conclude their regular season on Thursday against Saint Francis University (14-15, 11-6 NEC). RMU has clinched the regular season conference title and wil...

Should Ezeigbo be NEC player of the year?

Should Ezeigbo be NEC player of the year?

Samuel Anthony, Digital Content Manager

February 27, 2019

Nneka Ezeigbo leads women’s basketball past LIU Brooklyn

Nneka Ezeigbo leads women’s basketball past LIU Brooklyn

Luke Yost, Women’s Basketball Beat Writer

February 26, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP — With 5:59 remaining in the third quarter, the Colonials (17-9, 14-1) found themselves trailing for the first time all game. Nneka Ezeigbo didn’t give LIU Brooklyn (4-22, 3-12) a chance to get comfortable out front as she bullied the competition on the way to the basket. Her layup gav...

Quick Hits: Women’s basketball stops a hot LIU Brooklyn

Quick Hits: Women’s basketball stops a hot LIU Brooklyn

Luke Yost, Women's Basketball Beat Writer

February 25, 2019

What happened Robert Morris (17-9, 14-1) stopped a hot LIU Brooklyn (4-22, 3-12) with the final score 71-54. LIU Brooklyn came into this game after three wins in their last four games. This win clinches Robert Morris at least a share of the NEC title. Why it happened The Colonials had a game changing t...