Colonials fall victim to Bobcats' late rally

Share with others:


Print Email Read Later

HAMDEN, Conn. -- Ike Azotam hit a go-ahead free throw with 1:18 left and Quinnipiac beat Robert Morris, 63-61, Thursday night in Northeast Conference play.

The first of Azotam's two free throws put the Bobcats ahead amid a 6-0 run that created a 62-58 lead.

Quinnipiac (11-13, 7-5) trailed, 51-46, with 7:49 to play, but pieced together a 10-2 run over the next three minutes and took a 56-53 lead on Izotam's layup.

The Colonials' Russell Johnson responded with a tying 3-pointer and Lucky Jones added a layup for Robert Morris' 58-56 lead with 4:21 to play.

The Bobcats then launched their 6-0 run and held the Colonials scoreless until Coron Williams' 3-pointer with a second left.

The win was Quinnipiac's third in a row. Evan Conti led the Bobcats with 18 points, while Izotam had 10.

Johnson paced Robert Morris (17-9, 9-4) with 16 points and seven rebounds. Jones and Coron Williams scored 12 points each with Jones also grabbing seven rebounds and three assists.

Guard Anthony Myers-Pate scored seven points for the Colonials as did Mike McFadden off the bench.

Conference Overall

Team W L Pct. W L Pct.

Bryant 9 3 .750 16 7 .696

RMU 9 4 .692 17 9 .654

LIU9 4 .692 14 11 .560

Wagner 8 5 .615 14 10 .583

Sacred Heart 7 5 .583 9 14 .391

Quinnipiac 7 5 .583 11 13 .440

C. Conn. St. 6 6 .500 10 13 .435

Mt. St. Mary's6 7 .462 11 13 .458

St. Francis6 7 .462 10 14 .417

Monmouth 4 9 .308 9 17 .346

Saint Francis3 10 .231 3 21 .125

F. Dickinson2 11 .154 7 19 .269

mobilehome - rmusports


Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

You have 2 remaining free articles this month

Try unlimited digital access

If you are an existing subscriber,
link your account for free access. Start here

You’ve reached the limit of free articles this month.

To continue unlimited reading

If you are an existing subscriber,
link your account for free access. Start here