YSU Men @ Robert Morris

 

Senior Michael Akuchie hit a 3-pointer with 1:57 left in overtime to break a 74-74 tie and the Penguins made seven of their last eight free-throw attempts to defeat Robert Morris in overtime, 84-78, on Friday evening at the UPMC Event Center.

 

With the win, the Penguins improve to 9-10 overall and 5-10 in the Horizon League while the Colonials fall to 3-10 overall and 2-8 in the league.

 

Junior Darius Quisenberry led the Penguins with 20 points while senior Naz Bohannon had 18 points and seven rebounds. Akuchie scored 13 points with three 3-pointers while senior Garrett Covington added 10 points

 

The Penguins and Colonials close out the two-game series, Saturday, Feb. 6. Tipoff is set for 5 p.m.