Robert Morris loses to Central Connecticut State
PITTSBURGH — Tyler Kohl had his eighth double-double of the season, and Mustafa Jones scored 15 points on 7 of 10 shooting to help Central Connecticut State beat Robert Morris, 65-58, on Saturday night to snap a six-game skid.
Kohl scored 11 of his 17 points in the final nine minutes and finished with 10 rebounds and seven assists. Deion Bute added 12 points for CCSU (13-16, 6-10 Northeast Conference).
Chris Coalmon's 3-pointer gave Robert Morris (15-14, 9-7) a 9-7 lead, and the Blue Devils trailed until Kohl made a layup that capped an 11-2 run and made it 43-41 with 11 minutes to play. Kohl converted a 3-point play, Bute made a layup and Tyson Baptiste hit a 3 during an 8-2 spurt that gave CCSU a six-point lead about four minutes later. Kohl converted another 3-point play that made it 62-54 with 1:45 left and the Blue Devils held on from there.
Dachon Burke led RMU with 24 points.