Rmorris 37 37 74
Fordham 29 29 58
Date of game: 11/13/2012

Recap: Fordham vs. Robert Morris

Pittsburgh, PA (Sports Network) - Velton Jones scored 18 points and dished out five assists as the Robert Morris Colonials defeated the Fordham Rams, 74-58, in a consolation game of the NIT Season Tip-Off at Petersen Events Center.

Karvel Anderson came off the bench to score 16 points for the Colonials (1-2), and Lucky Jones narrowly missed a double-double with 15 points and nine boards. Coron Williams scored 13 points on 4-of-7 three-point shooting.

For Fordham (0-3), Branden Frazier scored a game-high 21 points and added seven assists and four rebounds. Bryan Smith netted 12 points and Chris Gaston chipped in with 11 points.

Robert Morris got out to a 37-29 halftime lead behind 44.4 percent field goal shooting in the opening frame.

The Rams tied the game at 39-39 early in the second half on a Smith three- pointer, but the Colonials answered by going on a 20-5 run over the next 10 minutes to pull away.

Robert Morris made the most of Fordham's mistakes by turning 12 turnovers in 22 points.

Game Notes

Youngstown State's Ruiz in midseason form

Youngstown State wrapped up spring practices under first-year coach Bo Pelini Friday night, and he and his staff surely enjoyed what they saw in running back Martin Ruiz.

Manziel apologizes following rehab stint

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel issued a statement Friday, offering an apology and thanks to fans, teammates and the organization for support during his recent stay at a treatment facility.

Rays send reliever Beliveau to DL

The Tampa Bay Rays placed reliever Jeff Beliveau on the 15-day disabled list Friday due to soreness in his left shoulder.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.