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Robert Morris holds off Fairleigh Dickinson

| Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, 8:24 p.m.

TEANECK, N.J. — Dachone Burke scored 25 points, and Leondre Washington scored 14 points as Robert Morris held off Fairleigh Dickinson, 81-75, on Saturday.

Burke made two free throws with 2 minutes, 24 seconds left to give Robert Morris (11-8, 5-1 Northeast Conference) the lead for good. Jenkins made a free throw, and Burke's dunk made it 76-73. Washington made 3 of 4 from the free-throw line to protect the win.

After Jenkins' layup, Fairleigh Dickinson (5-12, 2-4) faltered, missing all three of its shot attempts, going 3 of 8 from the free-throw line and committing two turnovers.

McConnell scored 11 points.

Mike Holloway Jr., scored 24 points with 13 rebounds, Noah Morgan and Jenkins each scored 12 and Elyjah Williams scored 10 for the Knights.

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