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On point

On point

Nick Buzzelli, Sports Editor

March 7, 2015

Kavon Stewart admits it was the best game he’s ever played. Andy Toole believes it was the most important performance of his career. Lucky Jones agrees with both statements. In a game in which Robert Morris’ three offensive juggernauts – Rodney Pryor, Jones and freshman sensation Marcquise Reed...

Twice as nice

Twice as nice

Nick Buzzelli, Sports Editor

March 5, 2015

Lucky Jones remembers it vividly. With his team’s nine point lead slowly evaporating and the remainder of his college career hanging in the balance, he locked eyes with Andy Toole while quietly seated on the Robert Morris bench. But this look wasn’t just a signifier designating Jones’ return...

Different day, different result

Different day, different result

Nick Buzzelli, Sports Editor

February 15, 2015

At first, it looked as if Saturday’s game was going to be a mirrored image of the one that took place two days prior. The situation was uncannily similar. There wasn’t much time left on the clock and the ball was in the hands of Marcquise Reed. Trailing by a point against Long Island Brooklyn,...

Second half meltdown dooms RMU

Second half meltdown dooms RMU

Nick Buzzelli, Sports Editor

February 13, 2015

After the final buzzer sounded Thursday night, signifying the end of Robert Morris’ 63-62 loss to Long Island Brooklyn, Andy Toole quickly trotted into the locker room, forgoing his usual radio appearance with Chris Shovlin and Jim Elias. Despite the fact that the Colonials dropped a game they should...

Jones, RMU enter home-stretch of NEC play

Jones, RMU enter home-stretch of NEC play

Nick Buzzelli, Sports Editor

February 12, 2015

Immediately after hurdling the Charles L. Sewall Center’s courtside seats in the final seconds of Robert Morris’ three point loss to Bryant on Jan. 31, Lucky Jones was examined by physicians for an injury sustained as a result of a head first dive into the bleachers while attempting to save a ball...

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...

Unlikely heroes emerge to lift Robert Morris over CCSU

Unlikely heroes emerge to lift Robert Morris over CCSU

Chris Mueller, Sports Editor

October 20, 2014

Before all of the thrill and excitement took place in the fourth quarter at Joe Walton Stadium on Saturday, Robert Morris’ matchup against CCSU was setting up to be the same old story. Down big midway through the second half and on the brink of an 0-7 record, the Colonials abruptly came to life...

RMU Proclamation: Andy Toole destined for success outside of RMU

RMU Proclamation: Andy Toole destined for success outside of RMU

Jon Fisher, Assignment Editor

February 20, 2014

Geoffrey Chaucer once said, "All good things must come to an end." That phrase has stood the test of time and emulates life as a whole. It is very true; everything must come to and end at some point. Vince Lombardi retired from the game he helped make famous. John Wooden left UCLA after his time there...