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Rashad Christian

Rashad Christian, Contributor

Rashad Christian is a freshman Sports Communication major at Robert Morris University. He is a contributor and the basketball beat writer for RMU Sentry Media. He is also an anchor for Sports Talk in the 'Burgh and Colonial Sports Center. He is also the floor director for the freshman run RMU Live.

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Men’s basketball conference tournament preview: Road to the NEC title

Rashad Christian March 1, 2017

This season for the men’s basketball team has been a rocky one, to say the least. The 2016-17 campaign started the worst way it could with the Colonials dropping their first five contests (Penn, DePaul, Bucknell, Richmond, Kansas State). By the end...

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Men’s basketball wins behind career night from Still

Rashad Christian February 26, 2017

The last game of the Colonials' regular season held a lot of weight. A win would propel them up the Northeast Conference standings, and a loss would keep them in the same lower-tier spot. Also, the careers of the class of 2017 were celebrated during...

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Men’s basketball gets tenth win of the season against Wagner

Rashad Christian February 12, 2017

Five of the last ten games between the Wagner Seahawks and Robert Morris Colonials have been decided by five points or less. This contest would be no exception. Thanks, in part, to several key threes, free throws and turnovers, the Colonials were able...

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Colonials drop home bout with first-place Mount St. Mary’s, 74-70

Rashad Christian February 10, 2017

The Colonials came into this contest on a two-game win streak with victories over LIU Brooklyn and St. Francis Brooklyn. A victory against first-place Mount St. Mary's would have given the team its first three-game win streak in two years. Unfortunately,...

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Late game surge pushes Bryant past RMU

Rashad Christian January 22, 2017

After the announcement of the impending construction of the brand new UPMC Events Center, this would be one of the last basketball games played inside of the Charles L. Sewall Center. The Colonials (7-14, 3-5 NEC) made it a mission to send the arena off...

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Colonials end two-game skid with win over CCSU

Rashad Christian January 20, 2017

It was a great day for the Colonial Nation, on and off the court. There was an official announcement for the new UPMC Events Center that should be completed within the next year. Also, a press conference was held to not only official comment on the events...

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Red Flash zoom past Colonials, 77-57

Rashad Christian January 13, 2017

The Robert Morris Colonials faced off against the Saint Francis Red Flash in another conference match-up -- the end of a three-game home stand -- and the Colonials ended it in disappointing fashion. They lost the game by a score of 77-57. Early on,...

The Colonials fought until the end but fell short in overtime on the road at Saint Francis.

OPINION: All the tools, no execution

Rashad Christian December 21, 2016

It is 11 games into the season for the men's basketball team, and there are very little positive things to say about the Colonials. So far, this season has been one full of let downs and close losses. Also, let's not forget about the amount of double...

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Colonials fall to Oakland, 74-53

Rashad Christian December 12, 2016

Coming off of a much needed win against the Duquesne Dukes, the Robert Morris Colonials headed back to the Charles L. Sewall Center for a non-conference match-up against the Oakland Golden Grizzlies. What started off as a tight game slowly turned into...

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RMU men’s basketball holds off Duquesne to win at PPG Paints Arena

Rashad Christian December 7, 2016

The students were roaring as RMU basketball played its first ever regular season game in PPG Paints Arena. A downtown environment and a backing from hundreds of students proved to be enough for the Colonials, as they were able to walk away with a 64-60...

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RMU drops season opener to Penn, 67-50

Rashad Christian November 13, 2016

In the season and home opener for the Robert Morris University men's basketball team, RMU looked to kick off the season strong but was unable to do so, as the Penn Quakers walked away with the 67-50 victory.Penn forward AJ Brodeur played extremely well...


MEN’S BASKETBALL PREVIEW: New year, new team

Rashad Christian November 4, 2016
The faces on the roster don't matter as much as the impact they're looking to make. RMU is primed for new heights.
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Football roundup: RMU vs CCSU

Rashad Christian, Staff Reporter October 30, 2016

The Robert Morris Colonials (2-7, 1-3) were able to notch their second win of the season against the CCSU Blue Devils (1-7, 0-2), winning 19-6 at home. The RMU defense proved why it has been one of strongest parts of the program. Marcelis Branch continued...

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Robert Morris basketball’s newest big man: Roberto Mantovani

Rashad Christian September 24, 2016
This may be a turnaround season for Colonials basketball. Can this Cyprus native make it a reality?

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