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Robert Morris men's basketball closes gap, still loses to Canisius

| Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, 10:42 p.m.

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Takal Molson hit three free throws in the final half-minute to preserve a 68-62 Canisius win over Robert Morris on Wednesday night.

Josh Williams scored 17 points for Robert Morris (4-5), which now has lost five of six road games to start the season. Charles Bain added 12 points.

Matty McConnell scored at the basket with 1 minute, 14 seconds left to pull the Colonials within five 62-57, but neither team managed a field goal after that.

Molson, who came in averaging 16.7 points, finished with 14 points, converting 5 of 7 from the line, and has scored in double figures 11 straight games for Canisius (2-6). Scott Hitchon added 13 points, and Isaiah Reese contributed 10 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists.

The Griffs played their first home game in 18 days and five straight road games.

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