Robert Morris vs. Fairleigh Dickinson: Recap and Stats

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Robert Morris  vs. Fairleigh Dickinson: Recap and Stats
Robert Morris 88
(9-7, 5-5 away)
Fairleigh Dickinson 54
(6-9, 3-2 home)
Venue: Rothman Center
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, January 10, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Robert Morris 44 44 88
Fairleigh Dickinson 25 29 54
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Robert Morris V Jones 12 R Johnson 6 V Jones 5
Fairleigh Dickinson M Bolding 15 K Rochford 10 S Harris 3

On Thursday, January 10th, Robert Morris turned the ball over just nine times and easily took down Fairleigh Dickinson 88-54 in NEC action. The game was never close, with Robert Morris leading 44-25 at the half. Russell Johnson picked up a double-double for the Colonials including 10 points and 10 rebounds. Coron Williams was sharp from three-point range, going 8 for 10 to get to a season-high 27 points overall. For the Knights, Melquan Bolding finished with a team-high 17 points and five rebounds. Robert Morris (9-7, 1-2 NEC) goes to Monmouth (5-10, 0-2 NEC) on Saturday, January 12th.

Robert Morris Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 7:57 left to go.
  • Robert Morris started 9-7 during the 2008 and 2005 seasons (since 1996).
  • This was the 2nd blowout win this season (a win by 20 or more points). Over the past 5 seasons, RMU has been on the winning end of 20 blowout games.
  • The Colonials have won 100% of the time this season (5-0) after recording 11 or more steals.
  • RMU has won 100% of the time this season (4-0) after holding an opponent to under 40.4% field goal percentage.
  • RMU has won 80% of the time this season (4-1) when opponents record 5 or fewer steals.
  • This season Robert Morris has won 80% of the time (4-1) when Mike McFadden has 12 points or more and 71% of the time (5-2) when Velton Jones plays 30 minutes or more.
  • The Colonials set a season high for three-pointers.
  • RMU set a season low for turnovers.
  • Velton Jones recorded a team season high in assists with 11.
  • Coron Williams accounted for 30.6% of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Russell Johnson and Mike McFadden) accounted for 43.2% of the rebounds.
  • Coron Williams has led the team in scoring in 3 out of 16 games this season.
  • Russell Johnson has led the team in rebounding in 5 out of 16 games this season.
  • This marks the 5th 20-point game of Coron Williams's career.
  • Coron Williams had a career high with 8 three-pointers.
  • This game was the 3rd double-digit assist game of Velton Jones's career.
  • Velton Jones had a career high with 11 assists.
  • Russell Johnson recorded the 9th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Russell Johnson recorded a double-double. It was his 1st this season and 6th of his career.
  • Russell Johnson had a career high with 5 assists.

Fairleigh Dickinson Game Notes

  • This was the 6th blowout loss this season (a loss by 20 or more points). Over the past 5 seasons, FDU has been on the losing end of 36 blowout games.
  • Melquan Bolding accounted for 31.4% of the team's points.
  • Melquan Bolding has led the team in scoring 4 times in 15 games this season.
  • Kinu Rochford has 8 straight double-digit point games.
  • Lonnie Robinson set a career high with 7 assists.
RMU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Russell Johnson2910105220
A+Coron Williams302741200
A+Stephan Hawkins161251000
AA. Myers-Pate201042102
AVelton Jones305211303
B+Mike McFadden281261012
CDavid Appolon19401100
CKarvel Anderson23620101
-Treadwell Lewis3000000
FDU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
BMelquan Bolding321751204
C+Kinu Rochford351340012
C+Sekou Harris201112003
C+Lonnie Robinson32047102
CMustafaa Jones33523101
CDylan Moody16600000
-Mathias Seilund7200000
DXavier Harris14020002
-S. Sanders Jr.8001003
-Kyle Pearson3000100

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