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Zoning in

Zoning in

Nick Buzzelli, Sports Editor

May 26, 2015

The image is still fresh in Derik Abbott’s mind. Effortlessly, he is able to recall the exact play it happened, the exact moment his season prematurely came to an end. Perhaps because it was a scramble. During the opening series of Robert Morris’ Nov. 8 home matchup against conference foe...

OPINION: If you build it, they still won’t come

OPINION: If you build it, they still won’t come

Nick Buzzelli, Sports Editor

April 22, 2015

Dear Robert Morris, For some strange reason, no matter where I go on this 230 acre campus, I keep hearing that this school needs a new on-campus arena to be considered a premier institution. I constantly hear how great this will be for the university, how much revenue it can generate and how it's...

BREAKING: Coleman suspended two games by NCAA for ‘refusal to play’

BREAKING: Coleman suspended two games by NCAA for ‘refusal to play’

Nick Buzzelli and Kyle Gorcey

April 16, 2015

Robert Morris softball head coach Dr. Craig Coleman will serve a mandatory two-game suspension from the NCAA for refusing to finish the second game of a doubleheader against Youngstown State on April 15. Trailing 16-3 after four innings, Coleman approached the home plate umpire and informed him that...

Rebecca Navarro leads RMU past FDU and onto semifinals

Rebecca Navarro leads RMU past FDU and onto semifinals

Vince Russo, Staff Reporter

March 8, 2015

Fueled by sophomore Rebecca Navarro’s season and career high 23 points, the Robert Morris Colonials (16-14) defeated the Farleigh Dickenson Knights (10-20), 89-61, in the quarterfinals of the Northeast Conference Tournament Sunday afternoon at the Charles L. Sewell Center. The point total marks...

Second half implosion costs Robert Morris second place

Second half implosion costs Robert Morris second place

Vince Russo, Staff Reporter

March 3, 2015

Led by the nation's scoring leader Jasmine Nwajei’s 28 points, the Wagner Seahawks (7-22, 5-13) stormed back from a 13 point halftime deficit to shock the heavily favored Robert Morris Colonials (15-14, 13-5), 66-60. What made the victory that much more impressive was that it was done in the Charles...

Pryor’s sharpshooting leads RMU past Wagner

Pryor’s sharpshooting leads RMU past Wagner

Nick Buzzelli, Sports Editor

February 27, 2015

The shoot around period prior to every Robert Morris basketball game is a critical time for Rodney Pryor. During this 15 minute stretch, Pryor assesses his confidence level for the game at hand through the amount of shots he sinks from different spots on the floor. And judging by Thursday night’s...

RMU survives LIU in game of runs

RMU survives LIU in game of runs

Vince Russo, Staff Reporter

February 16, 2015

In a game that was closer than the score indicated, the Robert Morris Colonials (14-11, 12-2) outlasted a gritty effort by the Long Island Blackbirds (7-18, 4-10), 67-46, Monday night. The host Colonials again used stifling defense to garner a victory, forcing 22 turnovers that resulted in 21 points,...

Reed’s late-game heroics not enough to overcome Bryant

Reed’s late-game heroics not enough to overcome Bryant

Nick Buzzelli, Sports Editor

January 31, 2015

With 3:26 remaining, his team trailing by six and a share of first place in the Northeast Conference on the line, Marcquise Reed knew he had to do something if his squad wanted to take down Bryant for its fifth consecutive win. So like any natural sharpshooter would, Reed took matters into his own...

That kind of Knight

That kind of Knight

Nick Buzzelli, Sports Editor

January 30, 2015

With 50 seconds remaining Thursday evening against Fairleigh Dickinson, Robert Morris head coach Andy Toole decided to remove leading scorer Rodney Pryor from the floor in favor of Conrad Stephens, a former team manager turned walk-on. Taking the court, an anxious Stephens was whistled for a blocking...

RMU Proclamation: Robert Morris fans travel far and wide, no matter the distance

RMU Proclamation: Robert Morris fans travel far and wide, no matter the distance

Jon Fisher, Social Media Editor

November 22, 2014

The traveling sports fan is one of the most unique figures in all of athletics, whether collegiate or professional. Driving, flying or even cycling to an event (yes, that's real), in order to see their favorite team doesn't stymie the hardcore sports fan. In fact, miles or kilometers are only a motivating...