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Robert Morris fans run onto the court as the team celebrates following a 77-67 win over St. Francis in an NCAA college basketball game for the Northeast Conference men's tournament championship in Pittsburgh, Tuesday, March 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Robert Morris claims NEC crown topping Saint Francis (PA)

Mar. 10, 2020 11:38 PM EDT

MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — Robert Morris guard Dante Treacy was an unknown entity entering the 2019-20 season, an under the radar sophomore who was just looking to take a small step forward after a rough freshman campaign. Instead, he took a giant leap – one that landed him and the Colonials right...

Bramah leads balanced Robert Morris to NEC title game, 86-66

Mar. 7, 2020 5:26 PM EST

MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — AJ Bramah scored 18 points and led five Robert Morris players in double figures as the No. 1-seeded Colonials beat fourth-seeded Long Island University 86-66 in the Northeast Conference tournament semifinals on Saturday. The Colonials will host second-seeded Saint Francis (Pa.)...

St. Francis (Pa.) to face Robert Morris in NEC finals

Mar. 7, 2020 4:05 PM EST

LORETTO, Pa. (AP) — Isaiah Blackmon hit 4 of 7 3-pointers and scored 24 points with eight rebounds and three steals and No. 2-seed St. Francis (Pa.) beat No. 3-seed Sacred Heart 84-72 in Saturday's Northeast Conference Tournament semifinals. The Red Flash (21-12) face No. 1 Robert Morris in Tuesday's...

No. 1 seed Robert Morris fends off St. Francis (BKN) 59-58

Mar. 4, 2020 11:18 PM EST

MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — AJ Bramah scored 22 points with eight rebounds and top seed Robert Morris blunted St. Francis' (BKN) upset bid with a 59-58 win on Wednesday night in a Northeast Conference Tournament quarterfinal. After Chauncey Hawkins' 3-pointer brought the Terriers within 59-58 with 17 second...

Braxton's 24 points leads St. Francis (PA) past Bryant

Mar. 4, 2020 11:04 PM EST

LORETTO, Pa. (AP) — Keith Braxton scored 24 points and No. 2 seed St. Francis (PA) beat seventh-seeded Bryant 87-61 in Northeast Conference Tournament quarterfinal action Wednesday night. The Red Flash (21-9) advance to play third seed Sacred Heart on Saturday. St. Francis built a 22-4 lead and was never...

Sacred Heart survives Mount St. Mary's upset bid 61-59

Mar. 4, 2020 10:29 PM EST

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Jare'l Spellman's lone basket of the game came on a lay-in off a miss with 1.6 second left and third-seeded Sacred Heart beat No. 6-seed Mount Saint Mary's 61-59 on Wednesday night in a Northeast Conference Tournament quarterfinal. Spellman secured the offensive rebound off Aaron...

Batts layup sends Long Island past Fairleigh Dickinson

Mar. 4, 2020 9:47 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Julian Batts scored 13 points and his layup at the buzzer carried No. 4-seed Long Island past fifth-seeded Fairleigh Dickinson 73-72 in the quarterfinals of the Northeast Conference Tournament Wednesday night. The Sharks face top-seeded Robert Morris on Saturday. Batts shot followed a...

Fairleigh Dickinson tops Mount St. Mary's 83-77

Feb. 29, 2020 6:57 PM EST

EMMITSBURG, Md. (AP) — Xzavier Malone-Key had 24 points as Fairleigh Dickinson beat Mount St. Mary's 83-77 on Saturday. Malone-Key made 9 of 12 shots. Jahlil Jenkins added 23 points for Fairleigh Dickinson (11-18, 9-9 Northeast Conference). Elyjah Williams had 15 points and Devon Dunn 11. Damian Chong Qui...

Sacred Heart wins 76-67, LIU's Clark is 1st to 2,000 points

Feb. 29, 2020 6:46 PM EST

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Aaron Clarke scored a season-high 23 points, E.J. Anosike added 20 more and Sacred Heart defeated Long Island University 76-67 on Saturday. Anosike also had 17 rebounds and six assists. Kinnon LaRose added 11 points for Sacred Heart (19-12, 12-6 Northeast Conference). Jare'l...

Grant buries 7 3s to send Bryant past Wagner

Feb. 29, 2020 5:18 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Adam Grant tied his season high with 29 points on 7-of-10 shooting from 3-point range and Bryant trounced Wagner 80-59 on Saturday. Hall Elisias had 14 points and three blocks for Bryant (15-16, 7-11 Northeast Conference), Juan Cardenas scored 14 with nine rebounds and Charles Pride grabbed...