Robert Morris vs La Salle

Robert Morris 51, La Salle 44


PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Velton Jones scored 14 points to lead Robert Morris to a 51-44 victory Friday over La Salle in the Philly Hoop Group Classic at the Palestra.

Jones, the Colonials' leading scorer coming into the game, was 4 for 15 from the floor for Robert Morris (4-1). Russell Johnson added 12 as La Salle, after playing Pittsburgh tough in its previous game, fell to 2-3.

Sam Mills was the only Explorer in double figures with 15 points. He hit two 3-point baskets but missed five other attempts. La Salle was 3 of 22 from beyond the arc, 1 of 10 after halftime.

Robert Morris outrebounded La Salle 45-30, including a 15-7 edge on the offensive glass. The Colonials hit 23 of 34 foul shots to just 11 of 18 for La Salle.

Earl Pettis, who had scored 22 points against Pitt, shot 1 for 11, 0 for 6 from 3-point range.

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Robert Morris Colonials
R. Johnson, F323-96-871212
L. Thompson, F262-73-45027
L. Bridges, F191-42-47034
C. Williams, G331-53-47135
V. Jones, G314-156-1032214
L. Jones191-32-25124
A. Myers170-20-02110
K. Armstrong142-41-24015
B. Herman90-10-02100
Totals 14-5023-344571651
La Salle Explorers
J. Wright, F201-33-47025
T. Duren, G402-91-22335
S. Mills, G356-131-213415
E. Pettis, G351-113-53125
R. Galloway, G164-70-11148
S. Zack210-03-46123
T. Dunn151-40-02013
D. Peterson70-00-01000
D. White70-00-01050
M. Lopez40-00-00000
Totals 15-4711-183092344
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Mt St Marys14-416-15160
St. Fran.-Pa.11-714-15272
Robert Morris9-913-18262
F. Dickinson9-911-18266
Sacred Heart8-1013-18294
St. Fran.-NY2-164-27348

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