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RMU officially joins Horizon League

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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 the Horizon League for the upcoming 2020-21 academic and athletic school year. RMU President D...

Colonials roll to ninth consecutive victory with win over CCSU

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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 Saturday afternoon. Four Colonials finished with double-digit points in the game, which was not as...

Colonials fall to Cardinals in NCAA tournament

Sophomore Guard Nina Augustin drives to the hoop in the first round of the NCAA tournament. Moon Township, PA March 22, 2019. (Samuel Anthony/RMU Sentry Media) Photo credit: Samuel Anthony

Luke Yost

March 22, 2019

LOUISVILLE -- Asia Durr, a potential top five pick in the upcoming WNBA draft, and Louisville Cardinals (30-3, 14-2) left no doubt on the way to a dominating win over the Robert Morris University Colonials (20-10,16-2) by the score of 69-34. “I think the arena saw how a team could continue to figh...

Colonials ready for the challenge of Louisville

The RMU Women's Basketball team huddles up during the media timeout. Moon Twp, PA Jan. 28, 2019. (RMU Sentry Media/Samuel Anthony)

Samuel Anthony, Digital Content Manager

March 22, 2019

LOUISVILLE -- "I think this game we're ready. We're prepared," said RMU senior guard Nia Adams. "We're doing all we can to just compete and go out there and just play the game like we know how to." For those that do not know, the Colonials come into the KFC Yum! Center on Friday as the David battli...

Youth not a concern for Colonials: ‘They’re basically not freshman anymore’

The bench celebrates after a Nina Augustin three-pointer. Loretto, PA Feb. 18, 2019. (RMU Sentry Media/Samuel Anthony)

Samuel Anthony, Digital Content Manager

March 21, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- "Our freshman and sophomores play a lot of minutes. They're not really freshman. They know that and they know their abilities and what we can do as a team," said RMU women's basketball senior Nia Adams. She had just been asked about how this team instilled confidence in their younger...

Louisville impressed by Robert Morris defense: ‘That’s what you want to play against’

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

Samuel Anthony, Digital Content Manager

March 21, 2019

LOUISVILLE -- The Robert Morris Colonials come into their sixth-ever NCAA tournament appearance with the 12th ranked scoring defense in the nation. The Colonials have stifled their opponents to just 54.6 points game including only allowing one conference opponent to surpass the 60-point mark. They he...

The much anticipated arrival of Isabella Posset

Isabella Posset fires off a shot just before the end of the first quarter. Moon Township, PA March 17, 2019. (David Auth/RMU Sentry Media)

Samuel Anthony, Digital Content Manager

March 21, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- "I want you to understand, Bella Posset commited to us as a sophomore. This was a long-time coming," said RMU women's basketball head coach Charlie Buscaglia as he sat upon the podium after his Colonials had just defeated the Saint Francis Red Flash in the NEC championship game. "We had to...

Coach Buscaglia: Preparation stays the same for Louisville

Coach Buscaglia celebrates the NEC title with RMU President Christopher Howard. Moon Township, PA March 17, 2019 (David Auth/RMU Sentry Media)

Samuel Anthony, Digital Content Manager

March 20, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- The University of Louisville Cardinals have lost just three games all season. Two of those losses have come at the hands of the Notre Dame Irish, a team currently ranked third in the nation and is one of the three other one-seeds besides UL. The last time the Colonials squared off agai...

Freshman Castedo proves to be unlikely postseason hero heading into NCAA tournament

Esther Castedo hits clutch three late in the NEC championship game. March 17, 2019 Moon Township, PA (David Auth/RMU Sentry Media)

Samuel Anthony, Digital Content Manager

March 20, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP — It is those truly impactful moments in a game when everything seems to move in slow motion. In a basketball game, the ball leaves the hands of the shooter as it seems to spend an eternity in mid-air. For the Robert Morris Colonials, the shot came out of the hands of an unlikely s...

ESPN blunder doesn’t hinder Colonials excitement for NCAA tournament

ESPN blunder doesn't hinder Colonials excitement for NCAA tournament

Samuel Anthony, Digital Content Manager

March 19, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- ESPN made possibly the biggest mistake it could have before the NCAA Women's Basketball Selection show on Monday evening.  About three hours before the network's scheduled selection show broadcast. The so-called "Worldwide leader in sports" accidentally posted the Women's NCAA tournament ...