Quinnipiac 87, Robert Morris 79
James Johnson scored 28 points and Quinnipiac defeated Robert
Morris 87-79 on Saturday night.
Justin Rutty added 17 points and 11 rebounds for the Bobcats
(19-8, 13-3 Northeast Conference), who outrebounded the Colonials
Quinnipiac shot 50.9 percent from the field (27 of 53) and was 7
of 14 from 3-point range.
Robert Morris pulled within 64-61 on Lijah Thompson’s free throw
with 7:35 to go. Quinnipiac then went on an 11-4 run, with six
points coming from Johnson, including four in 30 seconds.
Johnson hit a jumper with 2:55 to go, Jeremy Baker had a steal
and Johnson hit two free throws to cap the run at 75-65 with 2:25
Rob Robinson led four Colonials in double figures with 16
points. Velton Jones added 15 points, Karon Abraham 12 and Russell
Johnson 11 as Robert Morris (19-10, 14-2) snapped a three-game