Still scores 22 points, leads Robert Morris past CCSU
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) Isaiah Still scored 22 points with eight rebounds and Robert Morris defeated Central Connecticut State 74-64 on Saturday.
Still was 9 of 11 from the free-throw line, including 6 of 6 during a 9-0 run that gave the Colonials (11-18, 7-9 Northeast) a 69-54 lead with 30 seconds left. RMU finished 31 of 43 at the line to 13 of 25 for the Blue Devils (5-22, 3-13).
The victory clinched a berth for RMU in the NEC tournament.
Clive Allen added 12 points and Aaron Tate 10 points and eight rebounds for RMU, which led 36-21 at the half.
The Blue Devils used a 14-0 run to cut the Colonials’ lead to five with 15:31 remaining before the Colonials rebuilt a 14-point lead. CCSU’s final surge got it within six on Austin Nehls’ 3-pointer before the Colonials’ clinching run.
Khalen Cumberlander scored 24 points for the Blue Devils with Nehls adding 14.