NCAA BASKETBALL: ROBERT MORRIS 60, FARLEIGH DICKINSON 53
ROBERT MORRIS 60, FARLEIGH DICKINSON 53: Lucky Jones scored 19 points and Anthony Myers-Pate added 10 as regular-season champion and top seed Robert Morris defeated eighth-seeded Fairleigh Dickinson in the first round of the Northeast Conference tournament.
The Colonials (20-12) will be home again for a semifinal matchup against No. 6 seed St. Francis on Saturday.
Robert Morris prevailed despite a scoreless night from conference player of the year Karvel Anderson, who came into the game averaging 19.6 points per game. He sat out the final 8:37.
Sidney Sanders Jr. scored 16 points for the Knights, who have lost 13 straight to Robert Morris. They shot 36.4 percent, including 3-for-17 from 3-point range (17.6 percent).