MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Lucky Jones scored a career-high 20 points, making all 13 of his free throws, as Robert Morris defeated St. Francis (Pa.) 60-48 Wednesday night to sweep the season series.
Jones set a Charles L. Sewall Center record for most foul shots without a miss by a Colonials' player and was 10 of 10 in the second half.
Robert Morris (16-8, 8-3 Northeast Conference), which has won eight of its last nine games, led 25-16 at halftime.
The Red Flash (2-20, 2-9), coming off a 64-61 win over St. Francis Brooklyn, got within four with 10:42 left, and were still within striking distance at 42-37 with 6:36 remaining. Russell Johnson then hit a jumper, Jones made two free throws and Karvel Anderson, who finished with 17 points, capped Robert Morris' spurt with a jumper.
Umar Shannon's 12 points led St. Francis (2-20, 2-9), which matched its lowest output of the season.
Mississippi State freshman guard Malik Newman will withdraw from the NBA draft, but sources told ESPN he might explore other opportunities besides returning to Mississippi State.
Seton Hall sophomore Isaiah Whitehead will stay in the NBA draft and not return for his junior season.
Washington State's trio of Josh Hawkinson, Conor Clifford and Ike Iroegbu have withdrawn from the NBA draft and will play their senior season with the Cougars.