Robert Morris beats woeful Hampton 66-54

Coron Williams and Karvel Anderson each scored 12 points to lead

Robert Morris to a 66-54 win over woeful Hampton on Saturday.

Lucky Jones had 10 points, seven rebounds and three steals for

the Colonials (6-4), who have won three straight games.

After trailing by one point, Robert Morris went on a 14-0 run

that was capped by Velton Jones’ three-point play to give it a

25-12 lead with 6:36 left in the first half.

Hampton (1-7) managed to cut the score to 34-31 on a 3-pointer

by Ramon Mercado. But the Colonials answered with a 7-0 run to

claim a 41-31 lead when David Appolon made a 3-pointer.

Williams knocked down a jumper with 7:33 left to play to give

Robert Morris an 18-point advantage – its largest of the game.

Ramon Mercado was the only Hampton player to score in double

figures with 13 points, making three 3-pointers.