Robert Morris vs Ohio

Robert Morris 70, Ohio 67


ATHENS, Ohio (AP) - Velton Jones scored 17 points and Robert Morris overcame a season-high 31 turnovers to defeat Ohio 70-67 Monday night, snapping the Bobcats' nine-game winning streak.

A 3-pointer by Ohio's D.J. Cooper from the top of the key rimmed out as time expired, marking the Bobcats' first loss at home since Jan. 22, 2011.

The Colonials (11-4) led by 11 points in the second half, but Ohio (12-2) battled to tie it at 62 with 3:36 left.

Robert Morris again built an eight-point lead with 1:07 to play, then the Bobcats went on a 5-0 run, capped by Ricardo Johnson's dunk with 49 seconds remaining to get within three.

Coron Williams added 14 for the Colonials, who outshot Ohio 53.2 percent (25 of 47) to 35.3 percent (24 of 68).

Ivo Baltic and Reggie Keely led the Bobcats with 14 points each. Cooper added 13 points and seven assists.

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Robert Morris Colonials
M. McFadden, F283-50-06036
R. Johnson, F244-70-162210
L. Bridges, F214-40-06138
V. Jones, G285-116-626517
C. Williams, G284-72-281214
L. Jones231-62-28154
A. Myers201-20-10302
L. Thompson141-33-40035
D. Appolon90-00-00000
K. Armstrong52-20-02014
Totals 25-4713-1643142470
Ohio Bobcats
I. Baltic, F346-112-442214
W. Offutt, F293-150-01336
J. Smith, F171-10-02012
D. Cooper, G353-175-617213
N. Kellogg, G212-30-03125
R. Keely255-84-650214
T. Hall192-92-23016
S. Taylor91-31-10003
R. Johnson81-11-21033
T. Goard30-01-21001
Totals 24-6816-2329131667
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

EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Kent St.10-722-14142
Bowling Green7-1013-19225
Miami (Ohio)4-1311-21301
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ball St.10-721-13169
W. Michigan10-716-16174
E. Michigan7-1016-17175
N. Illinois7-1015-17239
C. Michigan6-1116-16216
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