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

Photo credit: David Auth

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: Colonials look to keep NEC Tournament hopes alive

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Andrew Arrigo, Contributor

November 1, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP-- The Robert Morris Colonials men's soccer team (4-9-2, 3-3-1 NEC) are hoping to move up in the Northeast Conference rankings as they take on Long Island University (7-6-1, 4-1-1 NEC). The Colonials host the Sharks this Friday at 3:00 p.m. Recapping RMU The Colonials most recently won their match...

RMU men’s hockey releases schedule, no Three Rivers Classic in 2019-2020

The Robert Morris men's hockey team discusses a play during a game against Niagara Nov. 2, 2018. (David Auth/RMU Sentry Media) Photo credit: David Auth

Logan Carney, Digital Content Manager

July 2, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- On Tuesday, the Robert Morris men’s hockey team released their 2019-2020 schedule and for the first time since the 2011-2012 season, there will be no midseason hockey tournament in Pittsburgh. “With the decline in attendance at the Three Rivers Classic in recent years, all of the...

What’s the cost of postseason basketball?

Robert Morris University Photo Credit: (RMU Sentry Media/Paul Wintruba)

Gage Goulding, News Editor

March 26, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - For schools that miss out on the NCAA tournament, officials turn to smaller tournaments in order to get their moment in the spotlight. After the Colonials failed to post a season-long record that qualified the team for selection to the NCAA tournament, university officials have turned...

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

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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...

Colonials Senior Night goes better than anyone would have expected

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Matt Simkovic, Contributor

March 3, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP — The Robert Morris Colonials (12-20-2) beat the Mercyhurst Lakers (13-18-5) by a score of 4-3 on the Colonial’s senior night. Around the league the stars aligned and due to both Holy Cross and Army losses, the Colonials were able to clinch home ice for the first round of the Atlant...

Weekend Preview: Men’s hockey looks to end regular season strong against Lakers

PITTSBURGH -- The Colonials celebrate a victory over RIT (David Auth/RMU Sentry Media).

Adam Melluso, Contributor

March 1, 2019

ERIE, Pa. -- The Robert Morris University men's hockey team (10-20-2, 9-15-2 AHA) will look to finish their Atlantic Hockey regular season campaign on a strong note as they host their I-79 arch-rival the Mercyhurst Lakers (13-16-5, 11-11-4 AHA) in the first game of a home-and-home between the two te...

Josh and Jon Williams embracing opportunity to compete with one another

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Jon Williams (left) dabs up his older brother Josh Williams (right) against Mount Aloysius on November 11, 2018 (David Auth/RMU Sentry Media).

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...

Weekend Preview: Women’s basketball looks to stay perfect in NEC play

Nneka Ezeigbo is announced as a starter for the game against La Salle on November 11, 2018 (Sam Anthony/RMU Sentry Media). Photo credit: Samuel Anthony

Jonathan Hanna, Contributor

January 26, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- This weekend, the Robert Morris women’s basketball team (9-8, 6-0 NEC) looks to stay undefeated in Northeast Conference play as they host Wagner (5-12, 3-3 NEC) on Saturday and Sacred Heart (10-7, 6-0 NEC) on Monday. Recapping RMU Over their past six conference games, the Colonials h...

Robert Morris stays atop NEC after cruising past Sacred Heart

MOON TOWNSHIP — Matty McConnell celebrates during the team’s victory against Sacred Heart on Thursday Jan. 24, 2019 (Samuel Anthony/RMU Sentry Media). McConnell had a season-high 19 points in the victory. Photo credit: Samuel Anthony

Matt Kurtik, Contributor

January 24, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP — The Robert Morris Colonials (11-9, 6-1 NEC) defeated the Sacred Heart Pioneers (8-12, 4-3 NEC) Thursday night 72-64 at the Student Recreation Center at the North Athletic Complex. The game featured the two teams on top of the Northeast Conference (NEC), but the Colonials stayed alone in f...