Recap: Indiana State vs. Robert Morris
Terre Haute, IN (Sports Network) - Coron Williams scored 11 points to help spark a second half comeback for the Robert Morris Colonials, who defeated the Indiana State Sycamores 67-60 in first round action of the CollegeInsider.com Tournament at Hulman Center.
Velton Jones tallied 10 points and eight assists for Robert Morris (25-10), while Russell Johnson added nine points and 11 rebounds. The Colonials now wait for the first round to conclude to see who they will take on next.
For Indiana State (18-15), R.J. Mahurin scored a game-high 17 points and Justin Gant chipped in 11 points from off the bench.
The game seemed well in hand for Indiana State after the first half, as it took a 36-27 lead into halftime behind 56 perfect field goal shooting.
Robert Morris came storming back in the second half however, as it shot 48.3 percent from the field and was fueled by a 12-0 run mid-way through the stanza. The Colonials went 6-of-6 from the free-throw line in final minute to ice the game.
Indiana State turned the ball over just 11 times in the game, but Robert Morris was able to convert those takeaways into 17 points.Game Notes