Robert Morris beats Monmouth 70-55
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. -- Lucky Jones came off the bench and scored a game-high 18 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead Robert Morris past Monmouth 70-55 Saturday night in a Northeast Conference matchup.
Monmouth (6-11, 1-3) shot just 25 percent (7 for 28) in the first half and Robert Morris led at halftime 29-21.
Robert Morris extended its halftime lead early, and took its biggest lead of the game, 51-30, on a free throw by Jones with 9:02 left to play.
Jones helped the Colonials dominate in bench points 34-9.
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