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Beyond the Numbers: Basketball’s Ring of Honor

Three numbers sit alone on the RMU Ring of Honor in the UPMC Events Center. Photo Credit: Nathan Breisinger
January 22, 2021

Upon entering the once-bustling chambers of the UPMC Events Center last season, spectators may have laid their eyes on three numbers that have forever been engraved in Robert Morris basketball history. Outlined...

RMU to take on Point Park University Saturday in rescheduled game

Men's basketball will start the season at home on Saturday when they take on the Point Park Pioneers for the first time since 1978. Photo Credit: David Auth
December 4, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP, PA-- After the men's basketball program was shut down due to coronavirus concerns on November 19, the Robert Morris Athletic Department announced changes to the schedule including the postponement...

Men’s basketball at St. Francis canceled due to COVID-19 concerns

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Matty McConnell sets up against Saint Francis Brooklyn on February 23, 2019 (Avin Patel/RMU Sentry Media).
December 1, 2020

Another day, another setback for RMU Athletics as the men’s basketball team’s season opener against the Saint Francis Red Flash has been canceled. The game was set for this coming Saturday, December...

Women’s basketball Horizon League debut postponed; RMU Athletics announces new attendance update

Women's basketball will have to wait for their first Horizon League matchup. Photo Credit: Thomas Ognibene
November 30, 2020

Good things come to those who wait... and Robert Morris women's basketball hopes that this assessment lives up to its name. The team announced Monday night the cancellation of RMU's first-ever Horizon...

Kahliel Spear’s transfer waiver denied, will sit out the 2020-21 basketball season

Kahliel Spear, who transferred to Robert Morris from Bucknell for this season, will have to sit out the entire 2020-21 season due to the NCAA denying his transfer waiver request. Photo Credit: Bucknell Athletics
November 26, 2020

Late Wednesday night, it was announced that junior forward Kahliel Spear was denied the eligibility waiver he requested earlier in the year. Spear, a transfer from Bucknell, joined the program back in...

Robert Morris and Saint Francis to continue season series past 2020-21

Deivydas Kuzavas (30) attempts to block an AJ Bramah shot in the Northeast Conference championship, the last time RMU faced Saint Francis. Photo Credit: David Auth
November 22, 2020

After Robert Morris moved to the Horizon League in July of this year, many wondered when the next time the team would face a former conference foe. It didn't take long as the Colonials will be squaring...

Opinion: Top 5 matchups for men’s basketball

Credit: Luke Yost
November 6, 2020

"College Basketball Scheduling in 2020 is Wilder than a Goat Rodeo." - Jon Rothstein Finally, after many months of uncertainty and questions regarding the college basketball landscape, Robert Morris...

AJ Bramah named to All-Horizon League Preseason Second Team

AJ Bramah was named to the Horizon League's Preseason All-League Second Team. Photo Credit: David Auth
November 5, 2020

Earlier this afternoon, the Horizon League announced their preseason all-league teams, and Robert Morris senior forward AJ Bramah was named to the second team. This comes after a stellar 2019-20 campaign...

Horizon League announces 2020-21 men’s basketball preseason poll

RMU was ranked fourth in the Horizon League's preseason poll coming off an NEC Championship victory. Photo Credit: Thomas Ognibene
November 5, 2020

The Horizon League officially announced their 2020-21 men’s basketball preseason poll Thursday afternoon, and the Colonials are already viewed in a positive light by their new conference. Despite...

Men’s basketball schedule announced

Dante Treacy drives for a layup against Mount St. Mary's on February 21, 2020 Photo credit: David Auth
November 4, 2020

It has all built up to this moment. After a historic season ended due to a global pandemic, a move to the Horizon League, and a summer of uncertainty, the Robert Morris men’s basketball team finally...

#FormerColonialWatch: Yannis Mendy Returns to France, signs with Avignon-Le Pontet

Yannis Mendy will return to France to continue his basketball career. Photo Credit: David Auth
October 17, 2020

Just months after senior forward Yannis Mendy graduated from Robert Morris University, it was announced early Friday morning that he has signed with Union Sportive Avignon-Le Pontet, a member of the French...

Mike Iuzzolino’s journey from playing in the NBA to coaching at RMU

Mike Iuzzolino has had a life that has revolved around basketball and joined Tyler Gallo for an interview. Photo Credit: Sam Anthony
October 14, 2020

In his lifetime, Mike Iuzzolino has worn many hats, such as NEC Player of the Year, NBA player, an NBA Jam playable character, and NEC Hall of Famer; but the hat he is currently wearing, assistant coach,...

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