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Men’s basketball practice officially gets underway

Men's basketball practices are officially underway. Photo Credit: Tyler Gallo

By Ethan Morrison, Contributor

October 22, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP-- With the college basketball season quickly approaching and official practices underway over the past week, Colonial Sports Network attended Wednesday's full team practice and was able to talk to senior forward AJ Bramah, junior guard Dante Treacy, and head coach Andy Toole. Bramah spoke ...

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

By Tyler Gallo, Copy Editor

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, has brought him to Robert Morris as a member of Andy Toole's coaching staff. Earlier this week, ...

Former men’s baskeball guard Jalen Hawkins commits to Norfolk State University

Photo Credit: Thomas Ognibene

By Ethan Morrison, Contributor

August 27, 2020

Former Robert Morris men's basketball guard Jalen Hawkins entered the transfer portal almost one month ago, and yesterday, he announced via Instagram that he will be committing to Norfolk State University. Hawkins spent his sophomore season with the Colonials and appeared in all 34 games off th...

Big South, Colonials football postponed to spring of 2021

Thomas Ognibene

By Jonathan Hanna, Sports Editor

August 12, 2020

On Wednesday, with the health of student athletes as it's top priority, the Big South Conference announced that it will be delaying all fall sports, with the hopes of playing in the spring of 2021. With Robert Morris leaving the NEC earlier in the year, and set to join the Big South in the fall of 2021;...

Andy Toole signs extension through 2025-26 season

Andy Toole signs extension through 2025-26 season

By Austin Bechtold, Assistant Sports Editor

July 24, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP- In a time full of uncertainty and unpredictability brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, one thing is certain for the Colonials men’s basketball program moving forward. Head coach Andy Toole has agreed to a multi-year extension that will keep him under contract through the 2025-26 season...

RMU football schedules Hawaii as non-conference opponent

Photo Credit: David Auth

By Austin Bechtold, Assistant Sports Editor

July 14, 2020

As sports continue to be up in the air for the fall season, the Robert Morris football team’s latest announcement may display a step in the right direction. The University of Hawaii tweeted on Monday that they have added RMU to their 2020 schedule.  Robert Morris confirmed the news by r...

Nneka Ezeigbo signs with Spain’s Unicaja Malaga

Nneka Ezeigbo drives to the basket in the NEC championship game. Moon Township, PA March 17, 2019. (David Auth/RMU Sentry Media)

By Nick Hedderick, Editor-In-Chief

July 10, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP-- For the past four years, it was impossible to attend an RMU women's basketball game without noticing the force that was Nneka Ezeigbo. From her dominance in the paint to her tenacity on the boards, Ezeigbo quickly became one of the most influential figures in program history. As o...

RMU officially joins Horizon League

Photo Credit: Thomas Ognibene

By Austin Bechtold, Assistant Sports Editor

June 15, 2020

Big things on the Horizon, a new Horizon, expanding your Horizon. No matter the journey, or wording, the destination is clear. After 39 years in the Northeast Conference, Robert Morris University is joining the Horizon League for the upcoming 2020-21 academic and athletic school year.  RMU President...

‘This is something you can get greedy for’ says Toole after NEC Championship win

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By Logan Carney, RMU Sentry Media Digital Content Director

March 11, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP -- The Robert Morris men's basketball team (20-14, 13-5 NEC) is going dancing after defeating Saint Francis (22-10, 13-5 NEC) by the score of 77-67 to win the NEC Championship. The win for Robert Morris clinches them a spot in the 2019-2020 NCAA Tournament and it'll be their first NCAA T...

‘It’s very tough that someone has to lose a game like today’ says coach Buscaglia after close NEC Tournament victory

Photo Credit: Thomas Ognibene

By Logan Carney, RMU Sentry Media Digital Content Director

March 10, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Monday started with more of the same for the Robert Morris women's basketball team (23-7, 17-1 NEC). They hosted their fourth consecutive NEC first-round game, entered with their fourth consecutive NEC regular-season title and honored head coach Charlie Buscaglia with his fourth consec...

Women’s lacrosse hopes to build on win streak in Virginia

Photo Credit: Carly Sylvester

By Jonathan Hanna, Sports Editor

March 3, 2020

RADFORD, VA.-- After winning their past three games, the Robert Morris women's lacrosse team (3-1) heads to the Old Dominion state to take on Radford (1-5) on Tuesday, and Liberty (2-3) on Thursday. Recapping RMU: On Saturday, the Colonials hosted the Bucknell Bison (2-4), where they won 11-8. ...

Women’s basketball faces toughest test of the season in Emmitsburg

Photo Credit: Thomas Ognibene

By Austin Bechtold, Assistant Sports Editor

March 2, 2020

EMMITSBURG, MD-- The Robert Morris women’s basketball team (20-7, 15-1 NEC) will face their toughest game of the season on Monday night against the team directly below them in the standings. The Mount St. Mary Mountaineers (19-9, 14-2 NEC) hosts the Colonials in a battle to crown the winner of the No...