Robert Morris rolls over Rider 83-57
Coron Williams scored a career-high 28 points as Robert Morris
routed Rider 83-57 on Friday night in the season opener for both
It was Williams’ fifth straight game in double figures dating
back to last season.
Anthony Myers added 14 points, Brandon Herman had 11 and Velton
Jones had 10 for the Colonials, who have not lost a home opener
since 1997. The win was only the third for Robert Morris in 11
meetings in the series.
Williams made 11 of 20 field goal attempts including 5 of 11
from 3-point range. The Colonials shot 46.3 percent (31 of 67) and
42.3 percent (11 of 26) from 3-point range.
Rider led early 9-8 before the Colonials went on a 32-7 run,
including a 13-0 burst to get things started, for a 40-16 lead with
1:28 to play in the first half.
Anthony Miles scored 20 points to lead Rider.