Robert Morris lost in the Northeast Conference Championship Game to Long Island Wednesday, almost certainly ending the Colonials' NCAA Tournament hopes. Robert Morris mounted a comeback to force overtime after finding itself in a hole late in the game, but came up just short:â†µ
Russell Johnson missed a 3-point attempt with 0.8 seconds remaining in overtime as Long Island beat Robert Morris, 85-82, Wednesday night in the Northeast Conference championship game.â†µ
"Disbelief," sophomore guard Velton Jones said. "That's all I can say is disbelief" ...â†µ"We didn't do a good job for the full 40 minutes, and that had us playing catch-up as opposed of being in control of the game," Robert Morris coach Andy Toole said. "But I give a lot of credit to my team, fighting back and sending the game to overtime. ... Unfortunately, LIU was just a couple points better."