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Men’s basketball releases jammed packed schedule

Men’s basketball releases jammed packed schedule

Nick Hedderick, Sports Editor

September 12, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP-- As 2019 began, the UPMC Events Center was still under construction and taking shape. Fast forward to today, and the arena has hosted numerous concerts and the dominant start to the volleyball team's season. Now, exactly two months before the men's basketball team hosts their first game...

Chris King talks about improving the Robert Morris athletics brand

Chris King talks about improving the Robert Morris athletics brand

Logan Carney, Digital Content Manager

September 4, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Robert Morris's new director of athletics, Chris King, is driven to improve the individual brand of all 16 sport teams at Robert Morris University. King looks to accomplish this through a larger presence in Pittsburgh and increased student-engagement at Robert Morris. RMU Sentry Media ...

Chris Coalmon entering transfer portal

Chris Coalmon entering transfer portal

Nick Hedderick, Sports Editor

April 20, 2019

Chris Coalmon will be entering the transfer portal as first reported by Pittsburgh Sports Now. MOON TOWNSHIP-- The Robert Morris men's basketball team will be losing another player this offseason. Chris Coalmon will be entering the NCAA transfer portal after two years with Robert Morris. Coalmon av...

Koby Thomas to leave RMU

Koby Thomas to leave RMU

Luke Yost, Contributor

April 10, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP-- Earlier today, Koby Thomas announced his decision to leave Robert Morris on Twitter. He posted a message announcing his decision and thanking Robert Morris and his teammates. Koby Thomas added his name to a long line of players to transfer away from the men’s basketball team. Tho...

What’s the cost of postseason basketball?

What’s the cost of postseason basketball?

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...

Robert Morris to host Pitt in first game at UPMC Events Center

Robert Morris to host Pitt in first game at UPMC Events Center

Logan Carney, Sports Manager

March 21, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- As first reported by Pittsburgh Sports Now, the Robert Morris men's basketball team will play their first game at the UPMC Events Center against the University of Pittsburgh Panthers on November 12, 2019. It will be the 31st time in history that the two programs have met, with Pitt hosti...

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 ...

Toole Shed: CIT bound

Toole Shed: CIT bound

Logan Carney, Matthew Kurtik, and Alex Temple

March 14, 2019

Logan Carney, Alex Temple and Matt Kurtik are back for this all-new episode of the Toole Shed. In a longer-than-normal episode, the guys recap the season for the men's basketball team, but their season might not be over as they also talk about a potential CIT playoff bid. Furthermore, the guys ta...

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 ...