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RMU to Start Horizon League Era at Home vs. Cleveland State Dec. 19



The Horizon League has announced the 2020-21 men’s basketball schedule for Robert Morris, the first season in the league for the Colonials after spending the previous 40 years in the Northeast Conference.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Horizon League schedule involves teams playing back-to-back games at the same arena this year instead of the usual conference schedule rotation.

The Colonials’ Horizon League opener will come at home on Saturday, Dec. 19, as they’ll host Cleveland State. The teams will play once again at UPMC Events Center on Sunday, Dec. 20.

Here’s the full RMU Horizon League schedule:

Dec. 19-20 vs. Cleveland State
Dec. 26-27 at Fort Wayne
Jan. 1-2 vs. Milwaukee
Jan. 8-9 at IUPUI (Indianapolis)
Jan. 15-16 at Illinois-Chicago
Jan. 22-23 vs. Northern Kentucky
Jan. 29-30 at Wright State (Dayton, Ohio)
Feb. 5-6 vs. Youngstown State
Feb. 12-13 vs. Oakland (Mich.)
Feb. 19-20 at Detroit Mercy

The Colonials have just one non-conference game that’s been announced. They’ll visit West Virginia on Dec. 9.

The league also announced the women’s basketball schedule on Wednesday:

Dec. 12-13 at Cleveland State
Dec. 19-29 at Milwaukee
Jan. 1-2 vs. IUPUI (Indianapolis)
Jan. 8-9 vs. Illinois-Chicago
Jan. 15-16 at Northern Kentucky
Jan. 22-23 vs. Wright State (Dayton, Ohio)
Jan. 29-30 vs. Youngstown State
Feb. 5-6 at Oakland (Mich.)
Feb. 12-13 vs. Detroit Mercy
Feb. 19-20 at Fort Wayne

Sandy Schall, Coldwell Banker
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