Robert Morris vs Sacred Heart

Robert Morris 55, Sacred Heart 53


FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) - Velton Jones hit a 3-pointer with one second left to give Robert Morris a 55-53 win over Sacred Heart Thursday night.

Jones, who led the Colonials (22-8, 13-4 Northeast Conference) with 16 points, missed two free throws with 18 seconds remaining and Robert Morris leading 52-51. Sacred Heart's Phil Gaetano made two foul shots with 0:04 left to give the Pioneers (13-17, 17-10) a 53-52 lead. After a timeout, Jones hit the game-winning trey.

Jones stuck the first of his four 3-pointers for a 5-0 lead with 14:39 left in the first half. Sacred Heart finally scored at 14:06 on a jumper by Shane Gibson (12 points).

Anthony Myers made the first of two foul shots with 28 seconds left to put Robert Morris up 52-49. He missed the second and Chris Evans sank two foul shots at 0:19. That, and Gaetano's free throws, set the stage for Jones.


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Robert Morris Colonials
R. Johnson, F323-110-06006
M. McFadden, F303-61-16057
L. Bridges, F170-20-00020
V. Jones, G335-142-524316
C. Williams, G172-50-02145
A. Myers253-61-23209
L. Jones232-55-76119
L. Thompson130-10-02020
B. Herman101-20-00113
Totals 19-529-153291855
Sacred Heart Pioneers
J. Swidowski, F282-40-03025
L. Montes, F250-62-48032
S. Dulaire, F160-02-20112
S. Gibson, G354-94-456512
E. Kelley, G313-72-43128
C. Evans203-43-43209
P. Gaetano200-22-23232
S. Glowiak132-30-00006
N. Greenbacker123-40-01007
Totals 17-3915-2029121653
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Robert Morris9-914-19240
F. Dickinson9-911-19273
Sacred Heart8-1013-19304
St. Fran.-NY2-164-27348
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