RMU Sentry Media

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 hosts Pitt for inaugural basketball game at UPMC Events Center

Preview: RMU hosts Pitt for inaugural basketball game at UPMC Events Center

Austin Bechtold, Contributor

November 12, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP-- The Robert Morris men’s basketball team (0-2) opens play at the new UPMC Events Center this Tuesday night. The team hosts the Pitt Panthers (1-1) for the first game in their new home. Both teams are coming off tough losses and look to bounce back with a victory in this highly anticipat...

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...

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 ...

Preview: Men’s basketball to host Cornell in first round of CollegeInsider.com Tournament

Preview: Men’s basketball to host Cornell in first round of CollegeInsider.com Tournament

Jonathan Hanna, Contributor

March 19, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- The Robert Morris men’s basketball team (16-15, 11-7 NEC) will host the Cornell Big Red (15-15, 7-7 IVY) in the first round of the CollegeInsider.com Tournament (CIT). This will be the Colonials second time in the CIT. Last time was in 2012, where the Colonials advanced to the semi-fin...

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 ...

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....

Men’s basketball defeats St. Francis Brooklyn, RMU remains tied for second in NEC

Men’s basketball defeats St. Francis Brooklyn, RMU remains tied for second in NEC

Logan Carney, Sports Manager

February 23, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- The Robert Morris men's basketball team (15-14, 10-6 NEC) defeated St. Francis Brooklyn (17-12, 9-7 NEC) by the score of 67-62. In attendance for senior night was NEC Commissioner Noreen Morris, who got to look on as the team honored seniors Matty McConnell and Malik Petteway. "It's probab...

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...