Robert Morris rallies for win over FDU as Lee scores 19

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HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP)—Tony Lee scored 19 points—including two key free throws in the closing seconds—as Robert Morris rallied for a 64-59 win over Fairleigh Dickinson on Thursday night.

Jeremy Chappell added 14 points and five rebounds for the Colonials (12-5, 2-1 Northeast Conference), including two free throws that put his team ahead for good with three minutes left to play. Manny Ubilla scored 17 points to lead the Knights (5-8, 1-2), while Bernell Murray had 16 points, seven rebounds, four assists and four steals.

Ubilla’s 3-pointer with 4:19 remaining gave the Knights a 59-56 lead, but they wouldn’t score again. Lee then hit a jumper to cut the lead to 59-58, and the Colonials would eventually seal the win by going 6-for-7 from the free throw line over the final three minutes.

Fairleigh Dickinson narrowly won the battle of the boards 34-33, but the Knights were hurt by their own sloppy play, committing 22 turnovers.

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 Top Performers
 Robert Morris
T. Lee T. Lee
8-12,  19 Pts
5 Rebs, 3 Assists
 Fair. Dickinson
B. Murray B. Murray
6-12,  16 Pts
7 Rebs, 4 Assists

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