Robert Morris vs Savannah State

Savannah St. 61, Robert Morris 52

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SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Preston Blackman scored 20 points and Savannah State overcame 20 turnovers in the Tigers' 61-52 win over poor-shooting Robert Morris on Monday night.

Blackman was 7 of 11 from the field with three of his four misses coming from beyond the arc. Stephen Wilson and Louis Arnold added 10 points apiece while Jyles Smith anchored Savannah State's (5-3) defense with six blocks.

Robert Morris (3-4) led 6-1 early but Savannah State rallied, taking a 23-17 halftime lead behind 12 first-half points from Blackman.

Blackman's lone 3-pointer of the night extended Savannah State's lead to 15, 37-22, in the second half and the Tigers led by as many as 19 points, 43-24, after intermission.

Savannah State held Robert Morris to just 28.6 percent (16 of 56) shooting and outrebounded the Colonials 43-32.

Lucky Jones led Robert Morris with 18 points but was the only Colonials starter in double-figures.

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Scoreboard
Robert Morris (3-4)173552
Savannah State (5-3) «233861

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Robert Morris Colonials
R. Johnson, F242-53-56147
M. McFadden, F211-30-22012
L. Jones, G-F296-116-671118
C. Williams, G282-80-02036
V. Jones, G251-84-62757
A. Myers-Pate, G220-62-23222
K. Anderson, G214-120-140310
V. Morgan, F140-30-01020
S. Hawkins, F120-00-01020
S. Sweigart, G40-00-00000
Total 16-5615-2232112352
 28.6%68.2% 
Savannah State Tigers
J. Smith, F250-41-26031
R. Hassan, F161-24-64136
P. Blackman, G287-115-622120
S. Wilson, G262-45-611310
C. Smith, G243-61-28127
A. Louis, F293-74-670410
K. White, G171-40-01022
P. Hendley, G130-12-20102
D. Williams, G120-31-20011
C. Spears, F71-10-03012
R. Burger, G30-10-00000
A. Davis, G00-00-00010
Total 18-4423-324362161
 40.9%71.9% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
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

MEAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
N.C. Central13-325-9202
Norfolk St.12-417-17242
Morgan St.11-514-16326
Hampton11-514-17284
Savannah St.10-613-16279
Md.-E. Shore9-714-20278
S.C. State7-911-20302
Delaware St.7-910-22332
Coppin St.7-98-24336
Beth.-Cook.6-1010-22346
Howard5-1110-24338
Florida A&M5-117-23349
N.C. A&T1-153-29350
 
Other games
SJST 57 Final
KAN 70