Scores

Final

Robert Morris 81

(22-9, 14-4 NEC)

Cent Conn St 61

(13-16, 9-9 NEC)

11:30 AM ET, March 2, 2013

William H. Detrick Gymnasium, New Britain, Connecticut

1 2 T
RMU 43 3881
CCSU 24 3761

Top Performers

Robert Morris: R. Johnson 20 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

Central Connecticut State: M. Hunter 17 Pts, 9 Reb, 3 Ast, 5 Stl, 1 Blk

Robert Morris 81, CCSU 61

Associated Press

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. -- Russell Johnson's 20 points led five Robert Morris players in double figures as the Colonials ended their regular season with an 81-61 victory over Central Connecticut State.

The Colonials (22-9, 14-4) are the Northeast Conference's regular-season champion and will host St. Francis Brooklyn in the first round Wednesday.

Robert Morris jumped out to a 13-2 lead in the opening 4 minutes and led 43-29 at the half. Coron Williams had 14 of his 17 points in the first half while sinking 4 of 8 from 3-point range.

The Colonials never led by fewer than 14 points after halftime. Velton Jones finished with 12 points and seven assists, and Lucky Jones and Mike McFaddon had 10 points each, with Jones also grabbing 10 rebounds.

The Blue Devils (13-16, 9-9), seeded seventh in the tournament, were led by 17 points from Matt Hunter, 11 by Kyle Vinales and 10 by Brandon Peel.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
RMU
CCSU
Points 81 61
FG Made-Attempted 30-62 (.484) 21-59 (.356)
3P Made-Attempted 12-27 (.444) 2-19 (.105)
FT Made-Attempted 9-15 (.600) 17-23 (.739)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 12 (0/0)
Largest Lead 27 0

2012-13 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
Jan 5, 2013 CCSU 77, @RMU 70Recap
» Mar 2, 2013 RMU 81, @CCSU 61Recap