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Former RMU guard Rodney Pryor finds a new home

Former RMU guard Rodney Pryor finds a new home

Daniel Kitchen, Sports Editor

April 18, 2016

After announcing plans to transfer from the program 19 days ago, former Robert Morris University guard Rodney Pryor has found a new home at one of the most successful college basketball programs in the nation: Georgetown. According to multiple media outlets (first reported by theScore), Pryor announced his decision to become a Hoya last night...

Star RMU guard Rodney Pryor to seek transfer

Star RMU guard Rodney Pryor to seek transfer

Daniel Kitchen, Sports Editor

March 30, 2016

After becoming another community college player to find immense success at Robert Morris, Rodney Pryor is looking to find that same level of achievement (and a national title) elsewhere. According to TribLive, the senior guard, who has one year of eligibility remaining, will be graduating from RMU at the end of this s...

Colonials suffer from mental errors in loss to Saint Francis (Pa.)

Colonials suffer from mental errors in loss to Saint Francis (Pa.)

Zach Laufer, Copy Editor

February 12, 2016

The lack of depth for Robert Morris played a large part in this game, as the Colonials (7-19, 5-8) fell at home to Northeast Conference foe Saint Francis University (13-11, 9-4), 68-57. Pryor has played the past six games after sustaining a concussion in January, but he has not quite returned to the...

RMU Men’s Basketball forward Elijah Minnie dismissed from the program

RMU Men’s Basketball forward Elijah Minnie dismissed from the program

Daniel Kitchen, Sports Editor

February 5, 2016

A season of disappointments for the Robert Morris Men's Basketball team continued after their loss against Central Connecticut State, as sophomore forward Elijah Minnie was formally kicked off the team. Per comments from Head Coach Andy Toole and Media Relations Director Jim Duzyk, Minnie has been...

Colonials unable to recover from putrid start, fall to Mount St. Mary’s

Colonials unable to recover from putrid start, fall to Mount St. Mary’s

Zach Laufer, Copy Editor

January 15, 2016

After the way the Robert Morris men's basketball team started its Northeast Conference match-up with Mount St. Mary's, it is more surprising the score was not more lopsided at its conclusion. The Colonials (3-15, 1-4) suffered a 76-52 loss against The Mount (7-11, 4-1) Thursday night in the frie...

Short bench, poor shooting buries Colonials

Short bench, poor shooting buries Colonials

Zach Laufer, Sports Editor

December 6, 2015

The Robert Morris crowd came ready to bring the Charles L. Sewall Center's roof down, and with 3:20 left in the first half, it was looking like it very well could happen -- the Colonials led, 37-30. But by the time 3:20 showed on the clock in the second half, the Colonial Crazies, Colonial Elite, and...

Sloppy play spoils Colonials’ home opener

Sloppy play spoils Colonials’ home opener

Samuel Anthony, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2015

The Robert Morris men's basketball team dropped their home opener in front of a full crowd at the Charles L. Sewall Center, 81-76, against the Bucknell Bison, failing to keep pace with the Bison's fast paced offense. When trying to find out what happened to the now 0-3 Colonials,the number that says...

Pryor looks to lead young squad back to the promised land

Pryor looks to lead young squad back to the promised land

Paul Wintruba, Guest Contributor

November 9, 2015

“Can’t get lazy,” Rodney Pryor said slowly. Hunched over in a comically small folding chair, the 6-foot-5 senior star reflected over his summer, and the time spent throughout the off season. The returning second-year JUCO transfer looked off to his teammates in the Gus Krop gym as coaches shouted...

BREAKING NEWS: Toole announces two-year contract extension

BREAKING NEWS: Toole announces two-year contract extension

Zach Laufer, Copy Editor

April 3, 2015

According to multiple reports, including ESPN and the Pittsburgh Tribune Review, Robert Morris men's basketball head coach Andy Toole has reached an agreement on an extension of his contract, keeping him in Moon Township, Pa. through the 2019-20 season. After leading the Colonials to their first NC...

Bennett pleads guilty to South Side charges, will pay fine

Bennett pleads guilty to South Side charges, will pay fine

Hannah Smith, News Editor

March 18, 2015

RMU basketball forward Stephan Bennett has pled guilty to a summary of charges after his arrest in the South Side  that occurred near Mario's bar on Mar. 8. According to the criminal complaint, the arrest occurred after he failed to cooperate with the police and pushed an officer while they were ...