Robert Morris holds off Lehigh in 69-67 win
MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) Rodney Pryor scored 20 points and Kavon Stewart sank the winning bucket to lift Robert Morris to a 69-67 victory over Lehigh on Thursday night.
Leading by six late in the second half, Robert Morris (2-9) had to hold back a Lehigh surge that included three straight baskets to tie the game at 67. Stewart, who finished with 11 points, dropped in the winning layup with 1:08 left and the Colonials got two turnovers down the stretch to seal the win.
Matty McConnell added 13 points for the Colonials, who hit 53 percent from the floor and got 15 assists on their 26 field goals. It was the fourth straight game that McConnell has finished with at least 20 points.
Austin Price paced Lehigh (1-8) with 19 points, while Jesse Chuku and Kahron Ross added 14 apiece.