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The much anticipated arrival of Isabella Posset

The much anticipated arrival of Isabella Posset

Samuel Anthony, Digital Content Manager

March 21, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- "I want you to understand, Bella Posset commited to us as a sophomore. This was a long-time coming," said RMU women's basketball head coach Charlie Buscaglia as he sat upon the podium after his Colonials had just defeated the Saint Francis Red Flash in the NEC championship game. "We had to...

Freshman Castedo proves to be unlikely postseason hero heading into NCAA tournament

Freshman Castedo proves to be unlikely postseason hero heading into NCAA tournament

Samuel Anthony, Digital Content Manager

March 20, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP — It is those truly impactful moments in a game when everything seems to move in slow motion. In a basketball game, the ball leaves the hands of the shooter as it seems to spend an eternity in mid-air. For the Robert Morris Colonials, the shot came out of the hands of an unlikely s...

Conference Champions: Women’s basketball defeats Saint Francis to win NEC Tournament

Conference Champions: Women’s basketball defeats Saint Francis to win NEC Tournament

Luke Yost, Women's Basketball Beat Writer

March 17, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- In the last women’s basketball game of the Sewall Center in 2016, Robert Morris defended their home and won the Northeast Conference Championship. Today, in the last women’s basketball game at the North Athletic Complex, history repeated itself. The Robert Morris University Colonials (...

Women’s basketball closes season out with win over Saint Francis

Women’s basketball closes season out with win over Saint Francis

Luke Yost, Women's Basketball Beat Writer

March 7, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- With just a little over four minutes remaining, the Robert Morris Colonials (19-10, 16-2) were clinging to a slim four-point lead, 54-50, against in-state conference foe Saint Francis (14-16, 11-7). Then the hero of their last clash took control. Nina Augustin made a three-pointer and th...

Preview: Women’s basketball hosts SFU to close season

Preview: Women’s basketball hosts SFU to close season

Nick Hedderick

March 7, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- The winter sports season is rapidly approaching its end, and the Robert Morris women’s basketball team (18-10, 15-2 NEC) will conclude their regular season on Thursday against Saint Francis University (14-15, 11-6 NEC). RMU has clinched the regular season conference title and wil...

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...

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...

McConnell passes the millennium mark in loss to Saint Francis

McConnell passes the millennium mark in loss to Saint Francis

Logan Carney, Sports Manager

January 31, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- History was made on Thursday night as Matty McConnell passed 1,000 career points as the RMU men's basketball team (12-10, 7-2 NEC) fell to Saint Francis University (9-11, 5-4 NEC) by the score of 76-73. For much of the first half, RMU led on the scoreboard. Their scoring started with a...

Preview: Men’s basketball expected to have strong weekend in Northeast Conference play

Preview: Men’s basketball expected to have strong weekend in Northeast Conference play

Ryan Giacobbi, Contributor

January 31, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP— The Robert Morris men’s basketball team (12-9, 7-1 NEC) plays the Saint Francis University Red Flash (8-11, 4-4NEC) on Thursday, Jan. 31 at 7 p.m. at the North Athletic Complex and the Fairleigh Dickinson University Knights (9-11, 4-4 NEC) on Saturday, Feb. 2 at 4:30 p.m. after co...

Taking a look at Coach Charlie Buscaglia’s top five wins en route to becoming fastest to 50 victories

Taking a look at Coach Charlie Buscaglia’s top five wins en route to becoming fastest to 50 victories

Samuel Anthony, Digital Content Manager

December 20, 2018

MOON TOWNSHIP — In an early Tuesday morning match up against Delaware State, Irekpitan Ozzy-Momodu of the Robert Morris women's basketball team knocked in a basket as time was winding down to give the Colonials the 64-63 victory. The win by itself was thrilling but the fact that this bucket made he...