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Women’s basketball gains commitment from Spanish guard Alejandra Mastral

Spanish guard Alejandra Mastral has announced her commitment to Robert Morris women's basketball. Photo Credit: Tyler Gallo

By Austin Bechtold, Assistant Sports Editor

October 23, 2020

Robert Morris women’s basketball continued their success in overseas recruiting early Friday morning. Alejandra Mastral, a 5’8’’ guard from Spain, announced on Twitter her commitment to play collegiately at RMU. Before committing to the Colonials, Mastral previously played in Spain for the ...

NCAA Announces Start Date of the 2020-2021 College Basketball Season

Robert Morris basketball last played in March's NEC championship game and will finally return to play nearly eight months later in November.
Photo credit- Thomas Ognibene

By Ethan Morrison, Contributor

September 17, 2020

The state of college basketball for months has been a blurry picture, but yesterday the picture became more clear as the NCAA announced November 25 as the official start date of the 2020-2021 season after a meeting with the Divison 1 Council. https://twitter.com/JonRothstein/status/1306343846972923904?s=20 Robert...

New York Tech signee Riley Arrigo lands with Robert Morris

RMU women's basketball head coach Charlie Buscaglia looks on during a game against Youngstown State. Moon Township, PA (RMU Sentry Media/Samuel Anthony)

By Tyler Gallo, Copy Editor

August 28, 2020

Former Lincoln Park High School point guard Riley Arrigo, who originally signed a letter of intent to join the New York Institute of Technology women's basketball team, has instead decided to join Robert Morris. She announced her decision through Twitter.   This decision comes just a week after NYIT announced it had suspended all athleti...

RMU basketball could potentially return as soon as November 25

RMU women's basketball head coach Charlie Buscaglia updates himself with the scoreboard against Saint Francis. Loretto, PA Feb. 18, 2019. (RMU Sentry Media/Samuel Anthony)

By Austin Bechtold, Assistant Sports Editor

August 28, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP--The effects of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has postponed all Robert Morris fall sports to the start of spring, delaying RMU’s debut in the Horizon League to further down the 2020-21 athletic calendar. The attention has now turned to the fate of winter sports, with men’s and wo...

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...

‘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...

Preview: Colonials fight to stay perfect in NEC

Preview: Colonials fight to stay perfect in NEC

By Samuel Goldberg, Contributor

February 17, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP-- The Robert Morris women's basketball team (18-6, 13-0) will put its perfect NEC record on the line as they go on the road to play against Saint Francis University (11-14, 9-5 NEC). This contest comes after Nneka Ezeigbo scored 26 points last game against Fairleigh Dickinson (8-15, 6-7 NEC)....

Ezeigbo dominates in Colonials’ win

Photo Credit: Thomas Ognibene

By Samuel Goldberg, Contributor

February 15, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP-- Undefeated in Northeast Conference play, the Robert Morris University Colonials (18-6,13-0 NEC) took on the Fairleigh Dickinson University Knights (8-15, 5-7 NEC). The Robert Morris media called it "Senior Saturday," and for good reason. Nneka Ezeigbo, the only senior for the Colonial...

Three keys for RMU women’s basketball to keep finding success

Three keys for RMU women's basketball to keep finding success

By Nick Hedderick, Editor-In-Chief

February 3, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP-- With half of Northeast Conference play behind them, the RMU women's basketball team (14-6, 9-0 NEC) is attempting to remain perfect in 2020. The rest of the NEC is certainly trying to knock the Colonials off of their pedestal, which is why it is important for the defending NEC Champions to...

Preview: RMU looks to keep streak alive against St. Francis Brooklyn

Preview: RMU looks to keep streak alive against St. Francis Brooklyn

By Zachary Somma, Contributor

January 27, 2020

BROOKLYN-- Robert Morris University (12-6, 7-0 NEC) takes on St. Francis Brooklyn's Terriers (5-13, 1-6 NEC) on the road Monday, as they aim to continue their current seven-game win streak that has them on top of the NEC. Recapping RMU Conference play could not have begun any better for the Co...

Isabella Posset claims NEC Player of the Week Crown

Isabella Posset claims NEC Player of the Week Crown

By Nick Hedderick, Editor-In-Chief

January 22, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP-- Isabella Posset wasted no time making an impression on the Robert Morris women's basketball team (11-6, 6-0 NEC). The sophomore worked her way into the starting lineup by the ninth game of the season in 2018-2019, reaching the milestone before conference play even started. Posset has...

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