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Robert Morris to Play Cleveland State Thursday Night in Horizon League Quarterfinals



Robert Morris men’s basketball upset Youngstown State on the road Tuesday night. 

The No. 10 seed Colonials dominated the No. 7 Penguins for most of the game, especially in the second half, to secure a 77-73 victory.

The Colonials advance to face No. 1 seed Cleveland State Thursday night at 8 p.m, on ESPN+.

RMU became the only lower seed to win and advance to the second round of the Horizon League Tournament.

UIC, who was originally banned from winter and spring conference tournaments due to leaving the league at year’s end, forfeited it’s right to host as the higher seed but still won on the road.

Other Scores from Tuesday:

No. 10 RMU 77 – No. 7 YSU 73

No. 6 Detroit Mercy 79 – No. 11 Green Bay 62

No. 5 Oakland 70 – No. 12 IUPUI 58

No. 8 UIC 80 – No. 9 Milwaukee 69

Thursday night marks the second round and the first game for the top four seeds who received a first-round bye. Cleveland State, Purdue Fort Wayne, Northern Kentucky, and Wright State will host the next four sets of games 

Other than Cleveland State-RMU, starting at 8 p.m., the matchups will all air on ESPN+ beginning at 7 p.m. 

RMU is 0-2 against the Vikings this year, losing 78-72 at home on Jan. 7 and 75-68 in Cleveland on Jan. 23 in close contests the No. 1 seed closed out in the final minutes. 

Each higher seed will host the second round before transitioning to Indiana Farmers Coliseum in Indianapolis for the semifinals and finals March 7 and 8.

Semifinals, Monday March 7, Indiana Farmers Coliseum, Indianapolis

First seed vs. fourth seed, 7 p.m., ESPNU

Second seed vs. third seed, 9:30 p.m., ESPN2

Final, Tuesday March 8, Indiana Farmers Coliseum, Indianapolis

Semifinal winners, 7 p.m., ESPN


Cleveland State (15-6)

Purdue Fort Wayne (15-6)

Northern Kentucky (14-6)

Wright State (15-7)

Oakland (12-7)

Detroit Mercy (10-7)

Youngstown State (12-9)

UIC (9-10)

Milwaukee (8-14)

Robert Morris (5-16)

Green Bay (4-16)

IUPUI (1-16)

Sandy Schall, Coldwell Banker
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