Men’s basketball roundup

Ian Kist, Staff Reporter

RMU 76 (13-14,NEC 9-6), Scared Heart 80 (13-15, NEC 7-8): The Colonials slipped into third place in the Northeast Conference Thursday night at William H. Pitt Center in Fairfield, Connecticut as they lost their sixth conference game. It was a back and forth game as leads were exchanged throughout but the Pioneers were able to stay strong towards the end of the game to pick up their seventh win in conference play. Robert Morris got a great showing from junior Rodney Pryor as he scored 25 second half points to finish with 31 total points, a career high for him. Another notable scoring performance for the Colonials came from freshman Marcquise Reed who finished the night with 16 points. RMU shot 52.7 percent from the field and made half of their shots from downtown going 6-12 from beyond the arc.