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RMU hockey falls to Minnesota in NCAA Tournament

By Brian Halverson
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Robert Morris’ first foray into the NCAA Tournament was a microcosm of its 2013-14 season: The Colonials fell behind early before …

RMU hockey confident heading into 1st NCAA Tournament
By Joe Sager
A new year offers a chance to start over. The Robert Morris men’s hockey team approached 2014 just that way. After going 2-12-2 to start …
Wydo makes big impact for Robert Morris hockey
By Joe Sager
When the puck is on Cody Wydo’s stick, blaring sirens are soon to follow. The Robert Morris junior forward continues to make noise with his …
RMU’s Toole named district coach of year
By John Harris
Robert Morris coach Andy Toole, who recorded his third consecutive 20-win season with a depleted roster, was voted top coach in NABC District 18. Toole guided the Colonials to their second consecutive NEC regular-season title as they advanced to the second round of the NIT. Due to suspensions and injuries, …
Ex-RMU player overcomes cancer, fulfills aspiration of playing pro hockey
By Bob Cohn
Chris Kushneriuk moved to Las Vegas recently, but he sticks mainly to the rink, the gym and his apartment. He gets around on a mountain …
Starkey: Season’s been a hockey miracle at Robert Morris
By Joe Starkey
Great moments are born from great opportunity. The Robert Morris hockey team has just such an opportunity this weekend, and on its way to Xcel …
Notre Dame easily dispatches Robert Morris in Women’s NCAA Tournament
By Ralph N. Paulk
TOLEDO, Ohio — Sal Buscaglia, with his voice cracking amid tears, unleashed a wave of emotions in the aftermath of Robert Morris’ 51-point loss to …
RMU hockey wins, advances to NCAA Tournament
By Kevin Oklobzija
ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Robert Morris completed the improbable rise from league doormats to the Atlantic Hockey Association championship with a 7-4 victory over defending-champion Canisius on Saturday night. Cody Wydo scored three goals and Greg Gibson found the net twice as the fifth-seeded Colonials earned the AHA automatic berth into …
OT goal puts RMU in Atlantic Hockey Association finals
By Kevin Oklobzija
ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Perhaps the ugliest shot of the night was at the same time the most beautiful for Robert Morris. Junior center Scott Jacklin mostly fanned on his swipe at the across-the-slot pass by linemate Zac Lynch but still got enough on the puck to steer it over the …
RMU women not awestruck by heavily favored Irish
By Ralph N. Paulk
TOLEDO, Ohio — Robert Morris coach Sal Buscaglia understands the heights the  Colonials must reach to derail the national championship aspirations of second-ranked and unbeaten …
Belmont eliminates Robert Morris from NIT
By Mike Towle
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Short on players and without the same 3-point magic it displayed earlier in the week in a victory over e_SFlbSt. John’s, Robert Morris ended its season Friday by dropping an 82-71 decision to Belmont in the second round of the NIT before 2,567 at Curb Event Center. …
RMU’s Anderson takes aim in NIT
By Bob Cohn
Robert Morris coach Andy Toole said he is getting close to where nothing surprises him about senior guard Karvel Anderson, including Anderson’s 38 points as the Colonials beat St. John’s in the first round of the NIT. “I’m never really surprised, but I kind of appreciate it while it’s going …
Ex-Kittanning forward closes out RMU career in NCAA Tournament
By Matt Grubba
Britta Emberg’s college basketball career has had a tough final season, but it will come to an end on her sport’s big stage. Emberg, a …
RMU’s Appolon a game-time decision
By Bob Cohn
David Appolon’s availability will be a “game-time decision” before Robert Morris plays at Belmont on Friday in a second-round NIT game, RMU spokesman Jim Duzyk said. A 6-foot-4 junior swing man who has started 15 games, Appolon suffered an undisclosed injury to his left foot in Tuesday’s first-round win over …
Robert Morris topples St. John’s in NIT opener
By Denis Gorman
NEW YORK — One small word can aptly describe the 2013-14 Robert Morris University men’s basketball season: Alive. The Colonials extended their season for at least one more game with a wire-to-wire 89-78 win over St. John’s on Tuesday night at Carnesecca Arena. Robert Morris (22-13) advanced to the second …
Robert Morris will face undefeated Notre Dame in Women’s NCAA Tournament
By Karen Price
The Robert Morris women’s basketball team gathered for the NCAA Tournament Selection Show viewing party at Sewall Center on Monday, and the Colonials cheered when …