Robert Morris vs Fairleigh Dickinson

Robert Morris 67, Fairleigh Dickinson 55


HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) - Velton Jones scored 22 points to lead Robert Morris over Fairleigh Dickinson 67-55 on Thursday night, securing a sweep in the season series against the Knights.

Lucky Jones added 16 points and Lijah Thompson had 14 for the Colonials (14-6, 5-2 Northeast Conference), who also beat Fairleigh Dickinson on Dec. 1.

Robert Morris had a 27-26 edge at halftime in this one, but came out strong in the second and outscored Fairleigh Dickinson 40-29 in the final 20 minutes to clinch the win.

The Colonials won the rebounding battle 32-28, while outscoring the Knights 26-18 in the paint and 25-8 off turnovers. Fairleigh Dickinson gave the ball away 18 times.

Melquan Bolding led the Knights (1-17, 0-7) with 15 points. Fairleigh Dickinson is on a 14-game losing slide, the Knights' last win coming on Nov. 18 versus Saint Peter's, a 4-15 team.

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Robert Morris Colonials
L. Jones, F325-84-490216
L. Bridges, F222-31-43125
M. McFadden, F193-80-03016
V. Jones, G356-167-756222
C. Williams, G291-50-02032
A. Myers230-20-01110
L. Thompson234-96-651214
D. Appolon90-20-23020
K. Armstrong80-02-20012
Totals 21-5320-253291667
Fairleigh Dickinson Knights
G. Goode, F376-100-091212
K. Rochford, F201-31-33253
L. Robinson, G381-42-55505
B. Smith, G363-53-453310
M. Bolding, G305-164-411215
M. Seilund254-60-020210
M. Lo120-00-01020
D. Moody20-10-00000
Totals 20-4510-1628121655
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Robert Morris0-06-4142
Sacred Heart0-05-6271
St. Fran.-Pa.0-04-5154
Mt St Marys0-04-7290
F. Dickinson0-03-6286
St. Fran.-NY0-02-8325
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