Robert Morris 84, St. Francis (Pa.) 70
LORETTO, Pa. (AP)
Karvel Anderson scored 22 points, Lucky Jones had 16 points and nine rebounds, and Robert Morris defeated St. Francis (Pa.) 84-70 in a Northeast Conference game on Thursday.
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.
Ben Millaud-Meunier scored 22, Ronnie Drinnon had 12, Dominique Major and Eric Major 11 and Anthony Major 10 for the Red Flash (1-17, 1-6).
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.