Robert Morris 72, Youngstown St. 67

Karon Abraham scored 20 points, including a tiebreaking jumper

with 33 seconds left, as Robert Morris defeated Youngstown State

72-67 on Wednesday night after losing a 15-point second-half


Abraham’s basket gave the Colonials (5-7) a 69-67 lead, and he

added a pair of free throws with 6 seconds left for the game’s

final points after Gary Wallace’s free throw made it 70-67.

Kelvin Bright, who led the Penguins (5-7) with 14 points, scored

six during a 26-7 second-half run when Youngstown State turned a

54-39 deficit into a 65-61 lead.

A dunk by Dallas Green and a layup by Mezie Nwigwe pulled Robert

Morris back into a 65-65 tie.

Russell Martin had 12 points and 11 rebounds and Green had 10

points and 10 rebounds for the Colonials, who outrebounded the

Penguins 44-30.

Sirlester Martin scored 12 points and Ashen Ward 11 for

Youngstown State.