Roundup: RMU Wins Third in Row

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The Robert Morris men's basketball team shot 61.1 percent (11 for 18) from beyond the 3-point arc and 54.2 percent (32 for 59) overall Saturday in an 86-79 Northeast Conference victory against Quinnipiac in Hamden, Conn.

Robert Morris (10-5, 2-1) stretched its winning streak to three in a row.

A.J. Jackson (Monessen) led Robert Morris with 21 points, including 3 of 4 3-point shots.

Kutztown 94, Indiana (Pa.) 65

Darryl Webb scored 19 points and Gerald Brooks added 18 for IUP (7-4) in a Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference crossover loss to Kutztown (6-4).

California (Pa.) 80, Mansfield 71

Senior forward Ron Banks had a game- and career-high 25 points and 11 rebounds for California (8-2) in a PSAC crossover victory against Mansfield (9-2).

Edinboro 65, Cheyney 63

Joseph Jones hit a running 3-point shot with one second left in the game to lead Edinboro (8-4) to a PSAC crossover victory against Cheyney (4-4). Jones was 3 of 7 from beyond the arc and finished with 13 points. Edinboro's Gilmore Cummings was 4 of 8 and totaled 20.

Pitt-Greensburg 75, Mt. Union 67 (OT)

Ed Montgomery and Darnell Hampton each scored 17 points for Pitt- Greensburg (4-7), which outscored Mt. Union (3-9), 9-1, in overtime.

Geneva 92, St. Vincent 88

Bryan Hill recorded eight 3-point field goals and totaled a career-high 31 points, including two decisive free throws in overtime, to lead Geneva (7-5) over St. Vincent (8-3) in the Presidents' Athletic Conference. Geneva's Greg McDivitt scored 21, including his 1,000th career point on his final field goal.

Allegheny 73, Earlham 57

George Raftis (Sewickley Academy) scored a season-high 20 points for Allegheny (7-4, 2-1) in a North Coast Athletic Conference game.

Point Park 76, Rio Grande 75

Dan Muto made an 18-foot jumper at the buzzer to lift Point Park (9-7) over Rio Grande (5-9) in a non-conference game.

Women

Penn State 69, Michigan State 57

Junior Brianne O'Rourke (Oakland Catholic) scored 23 points to help Penn State (11-4, 2-1) snap a 12-game Big Ten road losing streak with the win at Michigan State (9-7, 1-3). Mashea Williams added 18 points for Penn State, and Allyssa DeHaan paced Michigan State with 14 points and 10 rebounds.

Quinnipiac 72, Robert Morris 66

Despite Sade Logan's 31 points, Robert Morris (5-8, 1-1) fell to Quinnipiac (10-2, 2-0) in NEC play. …