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Robert Morris vs Duquesne

Robert Morris 64, Duquesne 60

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PITTSBURGH (AP) - Lijah Thompson scored 17 points and helped Robert Morris make a 7-2 closing run to defeat Duquesne 64-60 Tuesday night.

Russell Johnson added 15 points and Velton Jones 13 for Robert Morris (7-2) which is off to its best start in school history.

The Dukes (5-4) led 32-28 at the break and never trailed in the second half until Johnson, who missed his first four 3-point attempts, drilled a 3 from the right wing to put the Colonials up 57-56 with 3:14 left.

Duquesne regained the advantage at 58-57, then Thompson hit a pair of free throws with 2:15 to go and followed with a layup with 30 seconds left to lead 61-58.

Sean Johnson's layup with 14 seconds to go cut it to one, then the Colonials hit 3 of 4 foul shots to seal the win.

Eric Evans led Duquesne with 16 points and B.J. Monteiro had 13.

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Robert Morris Colonials
R. Johnson, F306-102-291115
L. Bridges, F261-30-04122
L. Thompson, C276-95-650317
C. Williams, G301-91-23214
V. Jones, G264-114-435313
A. Myers273-72-262110
L. Jones150-20-03110
K. Armstrong131-10-01012
B. Herman60-11-21001
Totals 22-5315-1838121364
 41.5%83.3% 
Duquesne Dukes
B. Monteiro, F385-122-473213
A. Marhold, F323-51-310117
T. McConnell, G342-92-24826
E. Evans, G336-131-241216
S. Johnson, G202-70-21254
J. Jones193-70-07016
M. Talley163-90-01228
M. Datt60-00-00010
M. Abele20-10-00000
Totals 24-636-1338171660
 38.1%46.2% 
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F. Dickinson9-413-11212
St. Fran.-Pa.9-413-11245
Wagner8-515-9204
Mt St Marys8-511-15252
St. Fran.-NY7-611-15286
Sacred Heart7-68-16275
LIU-Brooklyn6-712-12298
Robert Morris5-87-19313
Bryant4-97-19323
CCSU2-113-21351

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Davidson6-514-857
Rhode Island6-514-10114
Duquesne5-615-9106
Richmond5-613-10118
Fordham3-812-10187
UMass3-810-13190
Saint Louis3-88-15203
George Mason2-98-16161
La Salle1-105-17250
 
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