Monmouth vs Robert Morris

Robert Morris 87, Monmouth (NJ) 68

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CORAOPOLIS, Pa. (AP) - Coron Williams scored 25 points, hitting eight 3-pointers, as Robert Morris defeated Monmouth (N.J.) 87-68 Thursday night In the quarterfinals of the Northeast Conference tournament.

The third-seeded Colonials (23-9), who are seeking a league-record eighth tournament championship, made 16 3-pointers, tying their school record set against Syracuse in the 2008 NIT. They will face Wagner in Sunday's semifinals.

Williams was 3 of 6 from long range in the first half, 5 of 5 in the second. Velton Jones recorded his first career double-double with 12 points and 10 assists, tying a career high, and Lucky Jones added 16 points.

After the sixth-seeded Hawks (12-20) overcame a 10-point deficit to lead 17-16, Robert Morris scored eight straight.

The Colonials led by 12 in the second half before Monmouth closed to 53-48 with 15:03 to go, but Robert Morris pulled away with a 15-2 run.

Ed Waite's 14 points led the Hawks.

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Monmouth Hawks
E. Waite, F216-72-231214
A. Tillotson, F140-33-41223
P. Wait, C152-21-12015
J. Steele, G374-113-454211
D. Nesmith, G281-81-34033
A. Nicholas272-80-02135
M. Myers Keitt203-43-421010
W. Campbell173-51-21018
M. Ware152-45-53159
M. DiLeo20-10-00000
M. Harris20-00-00000
D. James20-00-00000
Totals 23-5319-2526101968
 43.4%76% 
Robert Morris Colonials
L. Bridges, F243-30-37136
R. Johnson, F201-30-04143
M. McFadden, F151-42-55154
V. Jones, G313-83-4210212
C. Williams, G318-131-231025
L. Thompson222-33-45027
L. Jones216-112-370116
A. Myers174-72-214312
B. Herman120-10-22210
K. Armstrong50-00-01000
T. Lewis21-20-01002
Totals 29-5513-2540202187
 52.7%52% 
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St. Fran.-NY11-715-17275
Sacred Heart11-712-18258
Mt St Marys10-814-19245
LIU-Brooklyn9-916-15254
St. Fran.-Pa.9-913-17266
Robert Morris8-1010-22291
Bryant5-138-23320
CCSU3-154-25351
 
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