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Robert Morris 69, Cent. Connecticut St. 60

Feb 12, 2010 - 4:15 AM NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) -- Karon Abraham scored 16 points and Rob Robinson added 14 points to lead Robert Morris to a 69-60 victory over Central Connecticut State on Thursday night.

Robert Morris (17-9, 12-1 Northeast Conference) opened the second half on a 12-4 run to pull away from Central Connecticut State (9-15, 6-7), which had won four straight.

The Colonials took advantage of two scoring droughts for its 10th win in its past 11 games.

The Blue Devils went without a field goal for 9:30 in the first half as a two-point lead turned into a 12-point deficit.

In the second half, the Blue Devils went scoreless for nearly 7 minutes as Robert Morris built a 55-38 lead.

The Colonials shot 58.3 percent from the field (14-for-24) in the first half and finished at 50 percent (26 of 52).

Shemik Thompson scored 16 points and Markeys Deans and Joe Efese added 14 points each for the Blue Devils.