Robert Morris Edges Mount St. Mary’s (Md.) 51-48
EMMITSBURG, Md. (AP) — Karon Abraham made four free throws in the final 21 seconds and finished with 13 points to lead Robert Morris to a 51-48 Northeast Conference victory over Mount St. Mary’s (Md.) on Saturday.
The Colonials (6-9, 2-2) were just 4 of 10 from the free-throw line when Abraham was fouled by David Golloday with Robert Morris clinging to a 47-46 lead.
After Abraham made both, Lamar Trice’s layup for the Mountaineers (4-13, 2-2) with 5 seconds left cut the lead to one point, 49-48.
Trice fouled Abraham with 3 seconds remaining, and the sophomore guard again was successful twice for the final margin.
Robert Morris led 45-35 with 5:08 to play before Mount St. Mary’s (Md.) scored 11 of the next 12 points. Trice, who led the Mountaineers with 19 points, had five in that stretch.
Anthony Myers added 10 points and Russell Johnson had 11 rebounds for Robert Morris.
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