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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Scoreboard
Robert Morris (7-2) «283664
Duquesne (5-4)322860

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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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Mt St Marys14-420-16150
LIU-Brooklyn13-520-12224
Wagner11-716-14245
St. Fran.-Pa.11-717-17257
Robert Morris9-914-19240
Bryant9-912-20286
F. Dickinson9-911-19273
Sacred Heart8-1013-19304
CCSU4-146-23344
St. Fran.-NY2-164-27348

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Dayton15-324-830
VCU14-426-922
Rhode Island13-525-1031
Richmond13-522-1380
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Geo. Wash.10-820-15102
George Mason9-920-14103
La Salle9-915-15137
Davidson8-1017-1589
Fordham7-1113-19215
Saint Louis6-1212-21238
UMass4-1415-18193
Saint Josephs4-1411-20201
Duquesne3-1510-22266
 
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PITT 97
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