Mt. St. Mary’s looks to end streak vs Robert Morris

first_imgSAVVY SENIORS: Robert Morris’ AJ Bramah, Josh Williams and Yannis Mendy have collectively accounted for 50 percent of the team’s scoring this season and have scored 50 percent of all Colonials points over the last five games.DOMINANT DAMIAN: Damian Chong Qui has connected on 38.1 percent of the 84 3-pointers he’s attempted and has made 6 of 15 over the last five games. He’s also made 82.8 percent of his free throws this season.WINLESS WHEN: Robert Morris is 0-7 this year when it scores 60 points or fewer and 15-6 when it scores at least 61.PASSING FOR POINTS: The Mountaineers have recently created baskets via assists more often than the Colonials. Robert Morris has an assist on 50 of 82 field goals (61 percent) across its past three games while Mount St. Mary’s has assists on 43 of 62 field goals (69.4 percent) during its past three games.DID YOU KNOW: Mount St. Mary’s has committed a turnover on just 18.1 percent of its possessions this season, which is the second-best rate among all NEC teams. The Mountaineers have turned the ball over only 11.7 times per game this season.___ Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditMount St. Mary’s (10-17, 6-8) vs. Robert Morris (15-13, 11-4)UPMC Events Center, Moon Township, Pennsylvania; Friday, 7:30 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Robert Morris looks to extend Mount St. Mary’s’s conference losing streak to five games. Mount St. Mary’s’ last NEC win came against the Long Island-Brooklyn Sharks 67-63 on Feb. 6. Robert Morris lost 86-71 to St. Francis (Pa.) in its most recent game. Associated Press For more AP college basketball coverage: https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and http://twitter.com/AP_Top25___This was generated by Automated Insights, http://www.automatedinsights.com/ap, using data from STATS LLC, https://www.stats.comcenter_img Mt. St. Mary’s looks to end streak vs Robert Morris February 20, 2020last_img read more

Gateway High school basketball coach resigns amid charges

first_imgTRAFFORD, Pa. (AP) – A prominent Western Pennsylvania high school basketball coach has resigned after police charged him with making threats and harassing a neighbor.The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (http://bit.ly/1zo2FT6 ) reports that Gateway coach Mitch Adams resigned Sunday. Adams led the team to championships in 2011 and 2012, and had been a basketball coach at the school for nine years.The 56-year-old Adams told the newspaper he’s innocent, but he didn’t want the issue to become a distraction for the school and the team.Adams was charged by Trafford police on Aug. 11 over an incident that occurred near his home on July 13. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Sept. 23.Gateway athletic director Randy Rovesti says the school thanks Adams for his years of service, and wishes him well.last_img read more