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

Beyond the Numbers: Basketball’s Ring of Honor

By Nathan Breisinger, Social Media Director 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...

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

RMU to take on Point Park University Saturday in rescheduled game

By Ethan Morrison, Contributor 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...

Photo Credit: Erik Schmidt

Bechtold’s Breakdowns: Potential challenges facing Robert Morris entering Horizon League

By Austin Bechtold, Assistant Sports Editor November 25, 2020

Well… here we are. Today was supposed to be the first game back for the Robert Morris men’s basketball team against the Point Park Pioneers since RMU captured their final NEC Championship trophy...

The Events Center will not host fans until at least December. Photo Credit: Tyler Gallo

RMU Athletics delays start of men’s basketball, reveals new winter sports guidelines

By Austin Bechtold, Assistant Sports Editor November 19, 2020

The Robert Morris men’s basketball team has been forced to shuffle their non-conference schedule as a result of positive COVID-19 tests among team personnel. Tests were conducted on the program’s student-athletes,...

NEC Women’s Volleyball Championship moved to UPMC Events Center

By Nick Hedderick, Editor-In-Chief November 21, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP-- Last week, it was announced that the NEC Volleyball Championship was going to take place at the North Athletic Complex due to a scheduling conflict at the UPMC Events Center.Earlier today,...

Preview: RMU hosts Pitt for inaugural basketball game at UPMC Events Center

By Austin Bechtold, Assistant Sports Editor November 12, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP- The Robert Morris men’s basketball team (0-2) opens play at the new UPMC Events Center this Tuesday night. The team hosts the Pitt Panthers (1-1) for the first game in their new home....

PHILADELPHIA - Josh Williams drives to the hoop against Drexel on 12/01/18. (Photo Credit: David Auth/RMU Sentry Media) Photo credit: David Auth

Men’s Basketball Season Preview: Toole enters his tenth season as head coach

By Logan Carney, RMU Sentry Media Digital Content Director November 6, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- The 10th season of the Andy Toole Era for Robert Morris men's basketball starts this Thursday with the Colonials traveling 278.8 miles to take on Marshall University. Coach Toole enters...

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Jon Williams (left) dabs up his older brother Josh Williams (right) against Mount Aloysius on November 11, 2018 (David Auth/RMU Sentry Media).

Men’s basketball releases jammed packed schedule

By Nick Hedderick, Editor-In-Chief September 12, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP-- As 2019 began, the UPMC Events Center was still under construction and taking shape. Fast forward to today, and the arena has hosted numerous concerts and the dominant start to the volleyball...

Chris King talks about improving the Robert Morris athletics brand

By Logan Carney, RMU Sentry Media Digital Content Director September 4, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Robert Morris's new director of athletics, Chris King, is driven to improve the individual brand of all 16 sport teams at Robert Morris University. King looks to accomplish this through...

Photo Credit: David Auth

Volleyball christens new arena with sweep of Sheraton Invitational

By Tyler Gallo, Copy Editor August 31, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP-- This weekend, the RMU Volleyball team (3-0) played in the inaugural sporting event at the brand-new UPMC Events Center, sweeping the RMU Sheraton Invitational by downing Elon, Manhattan...

UPMC Events Center, coming in 2019. Photo Credit: (Robert Morris University)

Colonials name new Director of Athletics

By Jonathan Hanna, Sports Editor May 6, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Robert Morris University has named a new director of athletics in Chris King, a graduate of the Robert Morris sport management program in 1994. King replaces Craig Coleman, who stepped...

Photo credit: Samuel Anthony

Men’s basketball to play at the Student Recreation Center this season

By Matt Kurtik August 28, 2018

“The Robert Morris men’s basketball team will [be] playing its home games at the Student Recreation Center at the North Athletic Complex,” said media relations director James Duzyk. President...

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