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NCAA approves extra year of eligibility for fall sport DI athletes

NCAA approves extra year of eligibility for fall sport DI athletes

Austin Bechtold, Assistant Sports Editor

August 25, 2020

The NCAA Division I Board of Directors voted on August 21 to approve a waiver to grant an extra year of eligibility for fall sport athletes. The extra year will go into effect regardless of whether fall sports are able to resume competition in the spring. Athletes will have the option to receive a ...

Football wins big against Duquesne, now one win away from NEC championship

Photo credit: Christina Brunette

Logan Carney, Digital Content Director

November 9, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- The Robert Morris Colonials football team (6-4, 5-0 NEC) defeated the Duquesne Dukes (6-3, 4-1 NEC) for the first time since 2012 in a battle for conference supremacy. It was a strong showing for RMU's defense, partly due to Duquesne being without their starting quarterback Daniel Parr, ...

Coach Clark says ‘There is no tomorrow’ at this point in the season

Coach Clark says 'There is no tomorrow' at this point in the season

Logan Carney, Digital Content Director

November 8, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- For the first time in nearly a decade, Robert Morris is playing meaningful football in November. The Colonials currently sit tied for first in the NEC with Central Connecticut State (8-1, 4-0 NEC) and Saturday's opponent, Duquesne (6-2, 4-0). A win in each of the next two weeks clinch...

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...

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...

ESPN blunder reveals women’s basketball to visit no. 1 Louisville in first round of NCAA tournament

RMU Women's Basketball Head Coach Charlie Buscaglia looks on during the game. Loretto, PA Feb. 18, 2019. (RMU Sentry Media/Samuel Anthony)

Jonathan Hanna, Contributor

March 18, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- After a mishap at ESPN, the opening round brackets for the NCAA women’s basketball tournament were shown on ESPNU. The no. 16 Robert Morris women’s basketball team will visit the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, Kentucky to take on no. 1 seeded Louisville in the Albany Region of the...

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 ...

Preview: Women’s basketball to face Mount Saint Mary’s in second round of NEC playoffs

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Delenn Poe, Contributor

March 14, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- The Robert Morris Colonials women’s basketball team (20-10) is hosting another playoff game against the Mount Saint Mary’s Mountaineers (15-15) on Thursday, March 14 at 7:00 p.m. at the North Athletic Complex. The Colonials are coming off a standout win against the Fairleigh Dickin...