Robert Morris 74, St. Francis, Pa. 62
LORETTO, Pa. (AP)—Jimmy Langhurst scored 19 points as Robert Morris clinched the Northeast Conference regular-season title with a 74-62 win over St. Francis, Pa. on Thursday night.
Jeremy Chappell added 16 points for the Colonials (20-10, 14-3 Northeast Conference), setting a school record for career starts (115) and tying records for double-digit scoring games (96) and games played (119).
Devin Sweetney had 22 points and 11 rebounds for St. Francis (5-23, 2-15), which has lost 18 of its past 19 games. The Red Flash started the season 4-5 but have won just once since Dec. 6. Cale Nelson had his first-career double-double with 10 points and 10 assists, while Steve Profeta added 10 points.
Dallas Green had 13 points for The Colonials, who led 29-28 at the half and took control by scoring the first 10 points of the second half.
St. Francis held a pregame remembrance for Norm Van Lier, the former NBA standout who died Thursday at age 61 in Chicago. Van Lier starred at St. Francis in the 1960s before going on to become a three-time NBA All-Star.