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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

PHILADELPHIA - Josh Williams drives to the hoop against Drexel on 12/01/18. (Photo Credit: David Auth/RMU Sentry Media) Photo credit: David Auth

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

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Matty McConnell (23) drives to the hoop against Presbyterian College's Adam Flagler (10) on March 24, 2019 (David Auth/RMU Sentry Media).

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

Photo credit: Avin Patel

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

Josh Williams looks to pass against Louisville

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

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Matty McConnell set's up against Saint Francis Brooklyn on February 23, 2019 (Avin Patel/RMU Sentry Media).

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

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Josh Williams drives to the hoop against Saint Francis Brooklyn on March 6, 2019 (Tim Kelly/RMU Sentry Media). Josh Williams had a game-high 21 points on the night.

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

MOON TOWNSHIP --  Matty McConnell sets up against Saint Francis Brooklyn on Feb. 23, 2019 (Avin Patel/RMU Sentry Media).

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...

Thomas, Colonials dunk on Blackbirds

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Koby Thomas dunks against LIU Brooklyn on Febuary 21, 2019 (Mike Evans/RMU Sentry Media). This was the signature moment in the team's win.

Samuel Anthony, Digital Content Manager

February 22, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Koby Thomas, playing his first home game in front of the Colonials faithful in nearly three months, found himself alone on the breakaway. It was a moment that many at Robert Morris (14-14, 9-6 NEC) had waited all season to see. The human highlight reel throwing down one of his signat...

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

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Matty McConnell pounces on a loose ball against Sacred Heart (Sam Anthony/RMU Sentry Media).

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...