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Ohio forward Ben Vander Plas (#5) aims for a layup against Cleveland State University on Saturday. Nov. 13, 2021.

Men's Basketball: Robert Morris scouting report and how to watch

Ohio is back in The Convo on Monday night when it hosts Robert Morris for its third game of the season. Ohio’s season has gotten off to a hot start with double-digit wins over both Belmont and Cleveland State, who were each picked to win their respective conferences. 

Robert Morris is fresh off a blowout loss to No. 10 Kentucky, and it hasn’t scored more than 60 points in a game this season.

Here’s what you need to know ahead of Ohio’s game against Robert Morris:

Game information

Opponent: Robert Morris (0-2)

Venue: The Convo

Time: 7 p.m.

Watch: ESPN3

Listen: Ohio IMG Sports Network

Live stats: Live stats are provided here.

Meet the opponent

Probable Starters

01 Michael Green III (5-foot-11, 150 pounds)

02 Kahliel Spear (6-foot-7, 220 pounds)

03 Rasheem Dunn (6-foot-2, 190 pounds)

05 Enoch Cheeks (6-foot-3, 190 pounds)

35 Justin Winston (6-foot-8, 220 pounds)


Team statistical profile 

Points per game: 59.5

Rebounds per game: 34

Assists per game: 11

Turnovers per game: 15

Field goal percentage: 35.2%

3-point percentage: 24.4%

Free throw percentage: 91.7%


Individual statistical leaders

Points: Spear (10 points per game)

Rebounds: Spear (6.5 rebounds per game)

Assists: Dunn (2.5 assists per game)

Field goal percentage: Matt Mayers (60%)

3-point percentage: Dunn (50%)

Free throw percentage: Cheeks (100%)

The series

Robert Morris leads the all-time series 6-4. The two teams last met Dec. 1, 2012, when Ohio lost 84-76 for its first loss of the 2012-13 season. In the four times the two programs met since 2010, Ohio hasn’t won a single game.

Player to watch

Spear — The senior is the only Colonial to record 10 or more points in each of his first two games, and leads his team in points and rebounds. In the game against Kentucky, Spear scored 10 points and eight rebounds and was 5-of-14 from the field.

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