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McGowens spoils inaugural men’s basketball game at UPMC Events Center

McGowens spoils inaugural men’s basketball game at UPMC Events Center

Logan Carney, Digital Content Director

November 12, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Just like the Robert Morris women's team did for Pitt back in 2002, the University of Pittsburgh's men's basketball team (2-1, 1-0 ACC) traveled to Robert Morris to play the first-ever basketball game at the Colonials' (0-3) new arena. "I think that, in general," said Robert Morris...

Preview: RMU men’s basketball faces the Marshall Thundering Herd in season opener

Preview: RMU men’s basketball faces the Marshall Thundering Herd in season opener

Jordan Redinger, Contributor

November 7, 2019

HUNTINGTON, WV-- The Robert Morris University men’s basketball team hopes to come out victorious Thursday night in a match-up against Marshall University’s Thundering Herd, a meeting that has not occurred since 2006. Last time the Colonials played The Herd, they beat them, 73-69. Head coach Andy ...

Men’s Basketball Season Preview: Toole enters his tenth season as head coach

Men’s Basketball Season Preview: Toole enters his tenth season as head coach

Logan Carney, Digital Content Director

November 6, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- The 10th season of the Andy Toole Era for Robert Morris men's basketball starts this Thursday with the Colonials traveling 278.8 miles to take on Marshall University. Coach Toole enters his tenth season with the second-best winning percentage among current NEC head coaches (54.5%); grante...

Blue Hose end men’s basketball’s season

Blue Hose end men’s basketball’s season

Tyler Gallo, Contributor

March 24, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP-- The RMU Men’s basketball team’s (18-16, 11-7 NEC) season came crashing to a close on Sunday afternoon after falling 77-70 to the Presbyterian College Blue Hose (20-15, 9-7 Big South) in the second round of the Collegeinsider.com Tournament. Presbyterian previously defeated Seattl...

Men’s basketball heads to second round of CIT after strong performances of McConnell and Williams

Men’s basketball heads to second round of CIT after strong performances of McConnell and Williams

Jonathan Hanna, Contributor

March 19, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- On a warm spring evening in the North Athletic Complex in Moon Township, the Robert Morris men’s basketball team (18-16) hosted the Cornell Big Red (15-16) in the opening round of the CollegeInsider.com Tournament. Robert Morris came back and defeated the Big Red in overtime by the ...

Men’s basketball heads to CollegeInsider.com Tournament

Men’s basketball heads to CollegeInsider.com Tournament

Jonathan Hanna, Contributor

March 14, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- After a hard-fought regular season and playoffs, the Robert Morris men's basketball team (16-15) has accepted an invite to the CollegeInsider.com Tournament (CIT). This will be the second time the team has participated in the CIT, the other being in 2012, where the Colonials advanced to the ...

Coach Toole hints at another year of Petteway and potential CIT appearance

Coach Toole hints at another year of Petteway and potential CIT appearance

Matt Kurtik, Contributor

March 12, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Coach Andy Toole hinted at the possibility of a bid to the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament (CIT) during his radio show The Andy Toole Show. This would be the Colonials’ second appearance in the CIT. In 2012, the Colonials won their first two games before falling to Fairfield ...

Men’s basketball ties third largest comeback in program history to win in overtime

Men’s basketball ties third largest comeback in program history to win in overtime

Logan Carney, Sports Manager

March 6, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- In the first ever playoff game in the history of the North Athletic Complex, the Robert Morris Colonials (17-15, 11-7 NEC) defeated the Terriers of Saint Francis Brooklyn (17-15, 9-9 NEC) in overtime by the score of 69-65. The Colonials came back after being down 15 at halftime, 37-22....

‘It’s surreal’ – Matty McConnell on 1000 career points as a Colonial

‘It’s surreal’ – Matty McConnell on 1000 career points as a Colonial

Jonathan Hanna, Contributor

February 7, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- On a chilly January 31 at the North Athletic Complex, against the Saint Francis Red Flash, Matty McConnell of the RMU men’s basketball team did something only 24 others have done before: Score 1000 points as a Colonial. McConnell scored his 1000th point when he hit the first of two...

Josh and Jon Williams embracing opportunity to compete with one another

Josh and Jon Williams embracing opportunity to compete with one another

Matt Kurtik, Contributor

January 29, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Josh Williams was pretty blunt about it. "To be able to (play with each other) on a collegiate level is incredible. It’s humbling. I couldn’t ask for a better person to play next to.” One of the biggest stories of the, still fairly young, Colonials’ season is the dynami...