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RMU wins third consecutive NEC game

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Jordan Redinger, Sports Copy Editor

January 10, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP-- In their third game of conference play, the Robert Morris University men's basketball team (7-9, 3-0 NEC) faced St. Francis Brooklyn (7-7, 1-1 NEC) on Thursday evening. The Colonials led the game from start to finish, ending with a decisive victory over the Terriers, 78-52. Redshi...

Preview: Colonials eyeing first winning streak of the season

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Nick Hedderick, Sports Editor

December 17, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP-- With their non-conference slate nearing its end, the Robert Morris men's basketball team (3-8) faces a formidable opponent in Central Michigan (7-4) on Tuesday at the UPMC Events Center. Recapping the Colonials Robert Morris has not had an ideal start to the 2019-2020 season, posting...

Men’s basketball rides a pair of double-doubles to storm past Geneva

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Luke Yost, Contributor

November 28, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP-- The Robert Morris University Colonials men's basketball team (2-6) rolled past the Geneva College Golden Tornadoes (2-4), 102-62. The Colonials took advantage of Geneva’s turnover issues down the stretch. The Colonials took an early lead, but they couldn’t shake the Golden Torna...

Weekend Preview: Nov. 15-17

Weekend Preview: Nov. 15-17

Evan Basista, Contributor

November 15, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP-- Another busy weekend is in store for the Colonials as we start to make the transition from fall sports to winter. Women's cross country Women’s cross country will be participating in the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regionals Friday afternoon. The Colonials look to make their mark on a larg...

Preview: RMU hosts Pitt for inaugural basketball game at UPMC Events Center

MOON TOWNSHIP — The RMU men’s basketball team celebrates after a made three-pointer against Sacred Heart (Samuel Anthony/RMU Sentry Media).

Austin Bechtold, Contributor

November 12, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP-- The Robert Morris men’s basketball team (0-2) opens play at the new UPMC Events Center this Tuesday night. The team hosts the Pitt Panthers (1-1) for the first game in their new home. Both teams are coming off tough losses and look to bounce back with a victory in this highly anticipat...

Preview: RMU men’s basketball faces the Marshall Thundering Herd in season opener

Preview: RMU men's basketball faces the Marshall Thundering Herd in season opener

Jordan Redinger, Contributor

November 7, 2019

HUNTINGTON, WV-- The Robert Morris University men’s basketball team hopes to come out victorious Thursday night in a match-up against Marshall University’s Thundering Herd, a meeting that has not occurred since 2006. Last time the Colonials played The Herd, they beat them, 73-69. Head coach Andy ...

Men’s Basketball Season Preview: Toole enters his tenth season as head coach

PHILADELPHIA - Josh Williams drives to the hoop against Drexel on 12/01/18. (Photo Credit: David Auth/RMU Sentry Media) Photo credit: David Auth

Logan Carney, Digital Content Director

November 6, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- The 10th season of the Andy Toole Era for Robert Morris men's basketball starts this Thursday with the Colonials traveling 278.8 miles to take on Marshall University. Coach Toole enters his tenth season with the second-best winning percentage among current NEC head coaches (54.5%); grante...

McConnell passes the millennium mark in loss to Saint Francis

MOON TOWNSHIP — Matty McConnell drives to the hoop against Saint Francis on January 31, 2019 (Tim Kelly/RMU Sentry Media).

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...

Men’s basketball reaches century mark in win over D-III Hood

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Logan Carney, Sports Manager

December 29, 2018

MOON TOWNSHIP -- The Robert Morris men’s basketball team (5-8) defeated the Hood Blazers (7-6 D-III) by the score of 108-51, the fourth highest point total in program history. The win ended a five-game losing streak for the Colonials and comes on the heels of an impressive performance against ACC Lo...