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Lucky Jones with 24 points as Robert Morris beats Fairleigh Dickinson 76-62


TEANECK, New Jersey — Lucky Jones scored 24 points and grabbed six rebounds as Robert Morris beat Fairleigh Dickinson 76-62 on Saturday.

Marcquise Reed added 15 points and three rebounds for the Colonials (12-12, 8-4 Northeast Conference) and Kavon Stewart had 12 points. The team hit 61.2 percent from the field overall and 70.6 percent from the line.

Robert Morris was up by 12 points midway through the first half and led 38-34 at the break.

Fairleigh Dickenson's Matt MacDonald sank a 3-pointer to tie it up, 45-45, with 14:35 to go the second half but the Knights (7-16, 2-10) could not capture the lead and ran out of steam as Jones and Rodney Pryor added two 3-pointers to the Colonials' 12-2 run in the final two minutes for the win.

Earl Potts Jr. had 22 points and six rebounds for Fairleigh Dickinson. The Knights have now lost 10-straight, all in conference.

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