Robert Morris 62, Maine 53
CORAOPOLIS, Pa. (AP)—Led by forward A.J. Jackson’s 18 points and 14 rebounds, Robert Morris beat Maine 62-53 in a tough battle Monday.
In a game that saw seven lead changes, the Colonials (2-2) outlasted the Black Bears (1-4), finally putting them away with a 9-0 run in the last 3:19.
In addition to Jackson’s double-double, Robert Morris also got double-figure scoring from guards Jeremy Chappell (13 points) and Tony Lee (11 points).
The Colonials needed the balanced attack to overcome Maine guard Rashard Turner’s 23 points.