Archie Goodwin led UK with 18 points and seven rebounds. Jarrod Polson had 10 points.
RM wins, 59-57
RM hits both free throws
Foul on Kentucky with 8.7 seconds left
12.3 timeout RM. game tied 57 all
Game tied 57 all.
Time changed to 1:01
RM losses ball out of bounds. Kentucky ball with 59.7. Time out
RMU leads UK 57-55 (and has the ball) with 1:16 to go.
Time out, RM 57 Kentucky 55
R.M dunk up by 4
Kentucky’s Polson misses lay up
Kentucky down by 2, 55-53
Goodwin with 4 points in one possession to tie game at 53-all
Mays 3 and Wiltjer layup cuts RMU lead to 53-49
RMU up 53-44 with 5;09 to go
Mays is fouled and 2 FTs coming after TO.
Cats get a score and strop finally
RMU guard Anthony Myers-Pate dealing with cramps. Time stopped with RMU up 30-27 1757 to go
Ryan Harrow played 7 minutes in first half. Kyle Wiltjer played five
RMU stats: 10-25 FG, 3-10 on 3s, 5-5 FT, 6 assists, 5 turnovers, 5 steals
UK had more turnovers (9) than field goals (8) in the first half.Kentucky only took 17 shots in that half, made nine; 8-12 on FTs and 9 turnovers.
HALFTIME: Robert Morris 28, Kentucky 27
Kentucky began game down 10-0 and Ryan Harrow was pulled for Jarod Polson. Since then, Cats have 25-10 edge with Harrow seeing hardly any time during that span.
Cats continue to fight from behind. Down 24-22
if harrow sees another minute, it’s only to give Polson a breather
Cauley-Stein misses both intentional foul shots.
WCS for a big slam. 19-15 RMU
After 8 minutes against Robert Morris, UK’s five starters have combined for four points.
Orlando Antigua came to play. Livid on sideline, screaming. uk down 17-8
UK is 0-5 away from Rupp without Nerlens and has done nothing thus far to show they wont finish 0-6
MU 9, UK 0; Cats have six possessions – 0-2 FG, 4 turnovers; RMU to FT line for and-one after TO
UK 0 for 2, 2 turnoers, Robert MOrris up 7-0 and playing with lot more energy. Cats playing Vandy-like again
5-0 RMU already.
Robert Morris students chanting “Sit down, shut up!” at Kentucky fans.
Referees are Gary Prager, Matt Potter. Third ref not listed on sheet handed to media.
Usual starters for UK tonight: Harrow, Mays, Goodwin, Poythress and Cauley-Stein.