Robert Morris vs. Long Island: Recap and Stats

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Robert Morris  vs. Long Island: Recap and Stats
Robert Morris 60
(15-8, 8-6 away)
Long Island 57
(11-11, 7-4 home)
Venue: Athletic, Recreation & Wellness Center
3:00PM ET / 12:00PM PT, February 02, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Robert Morris 30 26 60
Long Island 29 28 57
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Robert Morris K Anderson 13 L Jones 9 C Williams 4
Long Island J Brickman 19 J Olasewere 12 J Brickman 4

Long Island allowed 30 points from three-point territory to Robert Morris and let one slip to the Colonials 60-57 in conference play on Saturday, February 2nd. The Blackbirds got a double-double out of Jamal Olasewere with 18 points and 12 rebounds. Jason Brickman had a game-high 19 points and added four assists. Lucky Jones got 11 points and nine rebounds for the Colonials. Long Island (11-11, 6-4 NEC) takes on Central Connecticut State (10-11, 6-4 NEC) on Thursday, February 7th on the road.

Long Island Game Notes

  • The last time LIU started the season 11-11 was 2008.
  • The Blackbirds have been unlucky 5 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Long Island has lost 21 close games.
  • The Blackbirds have lost 89% of the time this season (1-8) after having a field goal percentage of 43.8% or worse.
  • When the opposition records 34 or more rebounds this season, Long Island has lost 91% of the time (1-10).
  • When the opposition shoots a three-point percentage of 41.7% or better this season, Long Island has lost 89% of the time (1-8).
  • LIU set season lows for assists and total points.
  • The Blackbirds have recorded more rebounds than their opponents for the past 7 games.
  • Long Island has recorded fewer steals than their opponents for the past 5 games.
  • This is the 8th game at home this season--LIU has a 8.4 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Jason Brickman accounted for 33.3% of the team's points.
  • Jamal Olasewere accounted for 34.2% of the team's rebounds.
  • Jamal Olasewere has led the team in rebounding in 16 out of 22 games this season.
  • Jason Brickman had a career high with 19 points.
  • Jamal Olasewere recorded the 28th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Jamal Olasewere has 8 straight double-digit point games.
  • Jamal Olasewere recorded a double-double. It was his 7th this season and 26th of his career.

Robert Morris Game Notes

  • The Colonials won this one, but have lost 2 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Robert Morris has lost 20 close games.
  • The top two scorers (Karvel Anderson and Russell Johnson) accounted for 41.6% of the points.
  • Karvel Anderson has led the team in scoring 10 times in 23 games this season.
  • Lucky Jones has led the team in rebounding 13 times in 23 games this season.
  • Lucky Jones set a career high with 3 three-pointers.
  • Karvel Anderson has 4 straight double-digit point games.
RMU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B+Lucky Jones291190100
BKarvel Anderson281321101
B-Mike McFadden18631001
B-Russell Johnson241240002
C+Velton Jones26913202
CStephan Hawkins21320110
CCoron Williams24024100
D+A. Myers-Pate24510002
-Keith Armstrong4100110
LIU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Jamal Olasewere3718122213
AJason Brickman391934103
BBooker Hucks20641001
B-C.J. Garner35733001
C-Troy Joseph26440203
D+B. Thompson20310000
D+E.J. Reed15020021
-Kenny Onyechi7000000

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