January 18, 2015

MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) Marcquise Reed scored 24 points, Lucky Jones had 18 of his 22 in the first half and Robert Morris moved past Sacred Heart for an 85-65 victory on Sunday.

Rodney Pryor added 15 points and Jones grabbed 11 rebounds for the Colonials (8-10, 4-2 Northeast Conference), who shot 54.7 percent from the field. Reed was 10 of 16 from the floor and had six rebounds with five assists.

De'von Barnett paced Sacred Heart (7-12, 1-5) with 21 points, Steve Glowiak added 12 and Phil Gaetano dished out seven assists. The Pioneers went just 8 of 23 from the line and have dropped eight of their last nine games.

Jones keyed a surge in the first half, hitting all five of his 3-point attempts, the fifth giving Robert Morris a 15-point lead. Sacred Heart pulled within six in the second half, but the Colonials countered with a 15-3 run.

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