Robert Morris 90, Youngstown St. 60

Robert Morris 90, Youngstown St. 60

Published Dec. 11, 2010 9:41 p.m. ET

Karon Abraham scored a career-high 26 points as Robert Morris routed Youngstown State 90-60 on Saturday night.

The Colonials (4-5) shot 31 of 54 from the floor (57.4 percent), including 13 for 24 from 3-point range en route to their second win in the past six games.

Lijah Thompson scored 16 points, Velton Jones added 15, Russell Johnson 12 and Yann Charles 10 for Robert Morris.

Robert Morris led 50-26 at halftime after ending the half on a 17-5 run. The 50 points scored by the Colonials in the opening half were more than they scored in their previous game - an 82-49 loss at West Virginia on Dec. 7.


The Colonials extended their lead to 68-36 after a 3 from Johnson with 13:07 remaining and held Youngstown State to 13-of-34 shooting (38.2 percent) in the second half.

Vytas Sulskis scored 12 points, and Ashen Ward and Tre Brewer added 10 each for the Penguins (4-4) in the loss.