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.
Lucky Jones of Robert Morris went 3-for-3 from the floor and 13-for-13 from the free throw line on Wednesday against Saint Francis (PA), scoring 20 points. The last player to be perfect from the floor and foul line while scoring 20 or more points was Samardo Samuels of Louisville in January of 2010 (min. 13 FTA).