2014–15 Robert Morris Colonials men's basketball team

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2014–15 Robert Morris Colonials men's basketball
Robert Morris Colonials wordmark.svg
NEC Tournament champions
NCAA Tournament, Second Round
ConferenceNortheast Conference
2014–15 record20–15 (12–6 NEC)
Head coachAndrew Toole (5th season)
Assistant coachJoe Gallo
Assistant coachRobby Pridgen
Assistant coachTim Lawrence
Home arenaCharles L. Sewall Center
Seasons
2014–15 Northeast Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
St. Francis Brooklyn 15 3   .833     23 12   .657
Robert Morris 12 6   .667     20 15   .571
Bryant 12 6   .667     16 15   .516
Mount St. Mary's 11 7   .611     15 15   .500
Saint Francis (PA) 9 9   .500     16 16   .500
Sacred Heart 9 9   .500     15 17   .469
LIU Brooklyn 8 10   .444     12 18   .400
Wagner 8 10   .444     10 20   .333
Fairleigh Dickinson 3 15   .167     8 21   .276
Central Connecticut 3 15   .167     5 26   .161
2015 NEC Tournament winner

The 2014–15 Robert Morris Colonials men's basketball team represented Robert Morris University during the 2014–15 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Colonials, led by fifth year head coach Andrew Toole, played their home games at the Charles L. Sewall Center and were members of the Northeast Conference. They finished the season 20–15, 12–6 in NEC play to finish in a tie for second place. They defeated Wagner, Bryant, and St. Francis Brooklyn to be champions of the NEC Tournament. They received an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament where they defeated North Florida in the First Four before losing in the second round to Duke.

Roster[edit]

Number Name Position Height Weight Year Hometown
1 Lionel Gomis Forward 6–9 230 Junior Dakar, Senegal
2 Marcquise Reed Guard 6–3 180 Freshman Landover, Maryland
3 Kavon Stewart Guard 6–0 180 Sophomore Paterson, New Jersey
4 David Appolon Guard 6–4 190 Senior Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
5 Elijah Minnie Forward 6–8 210 Freshman Monessen, Pennsylvania
10 Ryan Skovranko Forward 6–7 190 Freshman Duquesne, Pennsylvania
11 Rodney Pryor Guard 6–5 205 Junior Evanston, Illinois
12 Charles Oliver Guard 6–3 190 Senior Scotch Plains, New Jersey
13 Jairus Lyles Guard 6–2 175 Sophomore Washington, D.C.
15 Jafar Kinsey Guard 6–2 185 Freshman Syracuse, New York
22 Lucky Jones Guard/Forward 6–5 210 Senior Newark, New Jersey
24 Aaron Tate Forward 6–5 220 Junior New Bern, North Carolina
33 Andre Frederick Forward 6–8 220 Freshman Detroit, Michigan

Schedule[edit]

[1]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Non-conference regular season
11/14/2014*
7:00 pm
Lafayette L 50–77  0–1
Charles L. Sewall Center (N/A)
Moon Township, PA
11/16/2014*
6:00 pm, ESPNU
at No. 6 North Carolina
Battle 4 Atlantis
L 59–103  0–2
Dean Smith Center (13,579)
Chapel Hill, NC
11/19/2014*
8:00 pm
at Bradley W 68–61  1–2
Carver Arena (5,086)
Peoria, IL
11/22/2014*
12:00 pm, FS2
at Georgetown L 66–80  1–3
Verizon Center (8,017[2])
Washington, D.C.
11/26/2014*
12:00 pm
at Chattanooga
Battle 4 Atlantis
L 46–61  1–4
McKenzie Arena (2,426)
Chattanooga, TN
11/27/2014*
12:00 pm
vs. Louisiana–Monroe
Battle 4 Atlantis
W 71–54  2–4
McKenzie Arena (2,136)
Chattanooga, TN
12/2/2014*
7:00 pm
Youngstown State L 81–89  2–5
Charles L. Sewall Center (890)
Moon Township, PA
12/7/2014*
1:00 pm
Buffalo L 59–74  2–6
Charles L. Sewall Center (433)
Moon Township, PA
12/13/2014*
4:00 pm
Duquesne W 75–59  3–6
Charles L. Sewall Center (2,024)
Moon Township, PA
12/17/2014*
7:00 pm
at Toledo L 57–83  3–7
Savage Arena (4,120)
Toledo, OH
12/22/2014*
7:00 pm
Delaware W 84–81  4–7
Charles L. Sewall Center (657)
Moon Township, PA
12/30/2014*
7:00 pm, ESPN3
at Clemson L 57–64  4–8
Littlejohn Coliseum (6,303)
Clemson, SC
NEC regular season
1/3/2015
4:00 pm
Mount St. Mary's W 70–45  5–8 (1–0)
Charles L. Sewall Center (541)
Moon Township, PA
1/5/2015
7:00 pm
at Saint Francis (PA) L 59–66  5–9 (1–1)
DeGol Arena (792)
Loretto, PA
1/8/2015
7:00 pm
at Wagner W 77–73  6–9 (2–1)
Spiro Sports Center (2,055)
Staten Island, NY
1/10/2015
3:30 pm
at Central Connecticut W 72–60  7–9 (3–1)
William H. Detrick Gymnasium (927)
New Britain, CT
1/16/2015
9:00 pm, ESPNU
St. Francis Brooklyn L 63–68  7–10 (3–2)
Charles L. Sewall Center (2,349)
Moon Township, PA
1/18/2015
1:00 pm
Sacred Heart W 85–65  8–10 (4–2)
Charles L. Sewall Center (1,006)
Moon Township, PA
1/22/2015
7:00 pm
at Mount St. Mary's W 63–59 OT 9–10 (5–2)
Knott Arena (1,434)
Emmitsburg, MD
1/24/2015
4:00 pm, ESPN3
at St. Francis Brooklyn W 67–65  10–10 (6–2)
Generoso Pope Athletic Complex (605)
Brooklyn, NY
1/29/2015
7:00 pm
Fairleigh Dickinson W 87–65  11–10 (7–2)
Charles L. Sewall Center (718)
Moon Township, PA
1/31/2015
7:00 pm
Bryant L 68–71  11–11 (7–3)
Charles L. Sewall Center (1,172)
Moon Township, PA
2/5/2015
7:00 pm
at LIU Brooklyn L 65–72  11–12 (7–4)
Steinberg Wellness Center (1,271)
Brooklyn, NY
2/7/2015
4:30 pm
at Fairleigh Dickinson W 76–62  12–12 (8–4)
Rothman Center (718)
Teaneck, NJ
2/12/2015
7:00 pm
LIU Brooklyn L 62–63  12–13 (8–5)
Charles L. Sewall Center (1,013)
Moon Township, PA
2/14/2015
4:00 pm
Central Connecticut W 53–52  13–13 (9–5)
Charles L. Sewall Center (721)
Moon Township, PA
2/19/2015
7:00 pm
at Sacred Heart L 76–80  13–14 (9–6)
William H. Pitt Center (281)
Fairfield, CT
2/21/2015
4:00 pm
at Bryant W 76–70  14–14 (10–6)
Chace Athletic Center (908)
Smithfield, RI
2/26/2015
7:00 pm
Wagner W 91–59  15–14 (11–6)
Charles L. Sewall Center (1,064)
Moon Township, PA
2/28/2015
4:00 pm
Saint Francis (PA) W 71–70 OT 16–14 (12–6)
Charles L. Sewall Center (2,147)
Moon Township, PA
Northeast Conference Tournament
3/4/2015
7:00 pm
Wagner
Quarterfinals
W 91–68  17–14
Charles L. Sewall Center (857)
Moon Township, PA
3/7/2015
12:00 pm, FCS/MSG
Bryant
Semifinals
W 66–53  18–14
Charles L. Sewall Center (839)
Moon Township, PA
3/10/2015
7:00 pm, ESPN2
at St. Francis Brooklyn
Championship game
W 66–63  19–14
Generoso Pope Athletic Complex (1,013)
Brooklyn, NY
NCAA Tournament
3/18/2015*
6:40 pm, truTV
No. (16 S) vs. (16 S) North Florida
First Four
W 81–77  20–14
UD Arena (12,592)
Dayton, OH
3/20/2015*
7:10 pm, CBS
No. (16 S) vs. No. 4 (1 S) Duke
Second round
L 56–85  20–15
Time Warner Cable Arena (16,945)
Charlotte, NC
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll,. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time. (#) during NCAA Tournament is seed with Region S=South.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.rmucolonials.com/schedule.aspx?path=mbball
  2. ^ "Georgetown vs. Robert Morris box score". espn.go.com. ESPN. Retrieved 22 November 2014.