Robert Morris vs Youngstown State

Robert Morris 59, Youngstown St. 56


Youngstown, Ohio (AP) - Coron Williams hit a game-winning 3-pointer at the buzzer to lift Robert Morris to a 59-56 win over Youngstown State on Thursday night for the Colonials' third straight win.

The shot capped a 6-0 Robert Morris (10-3) run in the game's final 40 seconds to seal the comeback victory.

After an Ashen Ward free throw put Youngstown State up 56-53 with 53 seconds remaining, Anthony Myers knocked down a game-tying 3 the next time down the court. That set up Williams' dramatic buzzer-beater.

Both big Colonials shots in the final minute were assisted by Velton Jones, who led the team with 15 points and six assists.

Williams, who hit four 3-pointers in the game, was the only other Colonials player with double figures, scoring 14 points.

Kendrick Perry scored a game-high 18 points to lead the Penguins (6-6), who have lost a season-high four consecutive games.

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Robert Morris Colonials
R. Johnson, F312-82-28036
M. McFadden, F301-32-46124
L. Bridges, F161-20-21112
C. Williams, G365-150-042014
V. Jones, G335-132-256315
L. Jones233-73-34029
A. Myers202-52-26227
K. Armstrong91-30-02012
B. Herman20-00-01000
Totals 20-5611-1543121459
Youngstown State Penguins
D. Brooks, F345-112-250116
D. Eargle, F222-41-23045
B. Allen, G404-110-038112
K. Perry, G387-150-122218
A. Ward, G371-51-24403
F. Larson160-22-33032
M. Podolsky50-00-00010
N. Perry40-10-00000
S. Amiker Jr.30-10-01010
J. Chojnacki10-10-00000
Totals 19-516-1028141356
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Mt St Marys14-420-16150
St. Fran.-Pa.11-717-17257
Robert Morris9-914-19240
F. Dickinson9-911-19273
Sacred Heart8-1013-19304
St. Fran.-NY2-164-27348

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N. Kentucky12-624-1187
Green Bay12-618-14158
Wright St.11-720-12115
Youngstown St.5-1313-21252
Clev. St.5-139-22260
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