Robert Morris beats woeful Hampton 66-54

Robert Morris beats woeful Hampton 66-54
December 8, 2012, 5:23 pm
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HAMPTON, Va. (AP) Coron Williams and Karvel Anderson each scored 12 points to lead Robert Morris to a 66-54 win over woeful Hampton on Saturday.

Lucky Jones had 10 points, seven rebounds and three steals for the Colonials (6-4), who have won three straight games.

After trailing by one point, Robert Morris went on a 14-0 run that was capped by Velton Jones' three-point play to give it a 25-12 lead with 6:36 left in the first half.

Hampton (1-7) managed to cut the score to 34-31 on a 3-pointer by Ramon Mercado. But the Colonials answered with a 7-0 run to claim a 41-31 lead when David Appolon made a 3-pointer.

Williams knocked down a jumper with 7:33 left to play to give Robert Morris an 18-point advantage - its largest of the game.

Ramon Mercado was the only Hampton player to score in double figures with 13 points, making three 3-pointers.