Molson holds the line as Canisius beats Robert Morris, 68-62
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Takal Molson hit three free throws in the final half-minute to preserve a 68-62 Canisius win over Robert Morris on Wednesday night.
The Griffs played their first home game in 18 days and five straight road games.
Matty McConnell scored at the basket with 1:14 left to pull the Colonials within five, 62-57, but neither team managed a field goal after that.
Molson, who came in averaging 16.7 points per game, finished with 14 points, converting 5 of 7 from the line, and now has scored in double figures 11 straight games for Canisius (2-6). Scott Hitchon added 13 points and Isaiah Reese contributed 10 points, grabbed 12 rebounds and dished seven assists.
Josh Williams scored 17 points for Robert Morris (4-5), which now has lost five of six road games to start the season. Charles Bain added 12 points.
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