Recap: Toledo vs. Robert Morris
Toledo, OH (Sports Network) - Coron Williams scored a game-high 17 points to lead the Robert Morris Colonials to a 69-51 victory over the Toledo Rockets in the second round of the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament at Savage Arena.
Lucky Jones added 13 points and six boards off the bench for Robert Morris (26-10), while Russell Johnson and Velton Jones tallied 10 points apiece. The Colonials will await the second round results to find out their quarterfinal round opponent.
Rian Pearson led Toledo (19-17) with 14 points.
Robert Morris took a 30-16 lead into halftime after it shot 47.6 percent from the field and connected on 6-of-10 from beyond the arc in the first half. The Rockets were ice cold to start and could only connect on 20.7 percent of their field goal attempts while going 0-of-9 from three-point range in the opening period.
Toledo bounced back after the intermission and shot 54.5 percent from the field including 4-of-6 from beyond the arc. The improvement would not be enough, as the Colonials made 52 percent of their field goal attempts and added nine points at the charity stripe to extend their lead in the final 20 minutes.
Robert Morris did a spectacular job sharing the ball as 20 of its 23 made field goals were assisted. The Colonials also gave a strong effort on the glass which led to a 35-26 advantage in the rebounding battle.Game Notes