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Preview: 2019 men’s basketball NEC tournament

Preview: 2019 men’s basketball NEC tournament

Matt Kurtik, Contributor

March 6, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- The Northeast Conference (NEC) playoffs begin this Wednesday and four teams are slated to host the first round of games. The tournament will go through Loretto as St. Francis (PA) was rewarded the No. 1 seed after the conclusion of the NEC regular season this past weekend. In a conf...

Nneka Ezeigbo leads women’s basketball past LIU Brooklyn

Nneka Ezeigbo leads women’s basketball past LIU Brooklyn

Luke Yost, Women’s Basketball Beat Writer

February 26, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP — With 5:59 remaining in the third quarter, the Colonials (17-9, 14-1) found themselves trailing for the first time all game. Nneka Ezeigbo didn’t give LIU Brooklyn (4-22, 3-12) a chance to get comfortable out front as she bullied the competition on the way to the basket. Her layup gav...

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...

Weekend Preview: Women’s basketball looks to continue their winning ways against St. Francis Brooklyn

Weekend Preview: Women’s basketball looks to continue their winning ways against St. Francis Brooklyn

Delenn Poe

February 23, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP — The Robert Morris University women's basketball team (14-9, 11-1 NEC) play on their home court this weekend as they celebrate Senior Day against the Saint Francis Brooklyn Terriers (14-10, 8-4 NEC) on Saturday. The Colonials only have two seniors completing their last season as a C...

Toole Shed: Koby Thomas is back

Toole Shed: Koby Thomas is back

Logan Carney, Matt Kurtik, and Alex Temple

February 21, 2019

The Toole Shed guys talk about Koby Thomas's long awaited return to the men's basketball team and they also try to find answers for the team's recent struggles....

Weekend Preview: Brooklyn comes for men’s basketball

Weekend Preview: Brooklyn comes for men’s basketball

Jonathan Hanna, Contributor

February 21, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- After losing five of their last six games, the Robert Morris men’s basketball team (13-14, 8-6 NEC) looks to get back in the win column as they get set to host a pair of Brooklyn showdowns this weekend. The Colonials are set to battle the Blackbirds of LIU Brooklyn (12-14, 6-8 NEC) on Th...

Women’s basketball outlasts Saint Francis

Women’s basketball outlasts Saint Francis

Luke Yost, Contributor

February 19, 2019

LORETTO, Pa. -- The Robert Morris University Colonials (15-9, 12-1) went round for round with Saint Francis Red Flash (12-14, 9-4) and came out victorious 66-60. The build up to the game was similar to a prize fight and it did not disappoint. After coming off a bad loss just two nights before, Robert...

OPINION: A season defining match-up is in store for RMU women’s basketball

OPINION: A season defining match-up is in store for RMU women’s basketball

Samuel Anthony, Digital Content Manager

February 18, 2019

Editor's Note: All opinions on RMU Sentry Media are the writer's own. LORETTO, Pa. -- An 11-game winning streak typically does not lead to questions of future successes. But the end of Robert Morris women's basketball's (14-9, 11-1 NEC) 11-game run to start the conference season has set up a Monda...

Preview: Women’s lacrosse kicks off 15th season

Preview: Women’s lacrosse kicks off 15th season

Ryan Giacobbi, Contributor

February 15, 2019

KENT, Oh. -- The RMU women’s lacrosse team will be kicking off their 2019 regular season on the road this coming Saturday when they visit the Kent State University Golden Flash in what will be the commemoration of the 15th year of RMU women’s lacrosse program. Here is a look at expected contenders and da...

Colonials ready to run at NEC Indoor Track Championships

Colonials ready to run at NEC Indoor Track Championships

Jonathan Hanna, Track and Field Beat Writer

February 15, 2019

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The Robert Morris track and field team is heading to Staten Island for the NEC Indoor Track Championships. Last week, the Colonials took a limited team to the SPIRE Division I Classic in Geneva, Ohio. At last weekend’s SPIRE Division I Classic, the 4x400 meter relay was the ev...