|Robert Morris defeats Monmouth (NJ) 77-65|
|Written by Admin|
|Thursday, 21 February 2013 17:14|
Jones was 6 of 7 from the field, all from long range. The Colonials (19-9, 11-4), who have won five of their last six, have beaten the Hawks nine straight times, including 70-55 on Jan. 12.
Monmouth, which trailed by 10, got to 53-52 on a three-point play by Tyrone O'Garro with 10:14 remaining, but could not take the lead.
After Robert Morris built a six-point cushion, the Hawks closed to 62-60 with 5:28 left. The Colonials then finished the game with a 15-5 run.
Karvel Anderson added 14 points for Robert Morris. Johnson, with seven rebounds, now has 704 career caroms.
Jesse Steele's 16 points led Monmouth (10-18, 5-10).