Colonials hand Bobcats home loss

Robert Morris 70, Ohio 67

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ATHENS, Ohio -- Junior guard D.J. Cooper's 3-pointer from the top of the key rimmed out as time expired as Robert Morris (11-4) held off Ohio University, 70-67, Monday night in a non-conference game at Convocation Center.

Velton Jones led Robert Morris with 17 points and six assists. The Colonials outrebounded the Bobcats, 43-29.

Juniors Ivo Baltic and Reggie Keely each had 14 points for Ohio (12-2), while Cooper added 13 points and seven assists. Keely's 14 points came in 25 minutes off the bench.

Ohio's loss was its first at home this season and its first at home since Jan. 22, 2011. The loss also snapped Ohio's nine-game winning streak.

Robert Morris shot 53.2 percent from the floor but had a season-high 31 turnovers.


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