EMMITSBURG, Md. (AP) — Chris Wray scored 16 points and led five teammates into double-figure scoring as Mount St. Mary’s completed a season-sweep of Northeast Conference rival Robert Morris, 72-53 on Thursday night.
Mount St. Mary’s entered the game tied with St. Francis-Brooklyn and St. Francis (PA) for second place in the NEC.
The win gives Mountaineers’ coach Jamion Christian his 100th career victory, becoming the third coach in school history to accomplish that feat, joining Jim Phelan and Art Malloy. Christian is now 100-94, including a 66-39 mark in NEC regular season games.
Mount St. Mary’s knocked down nine 3-pointers in the game and dished 17 assists on 27 made baskets. With 306 3-pointers made this season, the Mountaineers (17-13, 11-6) are five shy of breaking LIU Brooklyn’s NEC record of 310.
Jonah Antonio, Junior Robinson and Greg Alexander each had 11 points. Robinson added to his school record total for points scored in a season (666), the most since the school moved to Division I.
Dachon Burke led the Colonials (15-15, 9-8) with 16 points. Matty McConnell added 14 points and Koby Thomas grabbed 10 rebounds.