Velton Jones had 15 points and six assists, and Russell Johnson scored 12 for the Colonials (13-7, 5-2), winners of five consecutive games. They shot 13 of 27 on 3-pointers. Robert Morris' bench outscored St. Francis' 27-12.
Robert Morris led 47-31 at the half on the strength of 18 of 32 shooting from the field, 10 of 21 from beyond the arc. The Colonials opened the second half with a 7-1 run for a 54-32 lead 2:42 in, but the Red Flash eventually closed to 74-64 with 4:57 remaining on Anthony Ervin's 3-pointer but got no closer.
Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. He was 49.
Guard Naz Mitrou-Long, whose 2015-16 season ended in December due to hip problems, has been granted a hardship waiver for the coming season, Iowa State said.
As the Sooners look to life without superstar Buddy Hield and his sidekicks, it's clear their unseasoned players will need to grow up fast.