|Game 7: UB at Robert Morris|
|Date - December 7rd||Record: 2-5,0-0|
|Time - 1:00 PM
|Venue - Sewall Center||RPI - 232|
Given the amount of road games It seems like the Bulls might forget where Alumni Area is located. More than three weeks ago UB opened their season with a home game against South Dakota State but have not played in front of a UB crowd since.
Due to the cancelled game against Montana State the Bulls are nearing the end of a six game road trip.
Last time out UB was down two players, got off to a slow start, and Saint Bonaventure made them pay by burying the Bulls in the first half. Despite a good second half UB was unable to close the gap, eventually losing by nine points.
Despite being up by 2 against Youngstown State Robert Morris fell to the Penguins by a score of 89-81 on Tuesday.
The game was tied at 75 with 2:34 left but after a pair of Shawn Amiker free throws Keene drilled a 3-pointer to open a 5-point lead and the Penguins made 9 of 10 from the line down the stretch to ice it. Robert Morris was led by Jones' 21 points, including four 3-pointers.
These two teams met in Amherst last season. UB outscored Robert Morris 43-28 in the second half to pull away from what was a tie game at intermission. The Bulls put the game away on a 13-0 run which started at the 11 minute mark and ended with a 66-52 UB lead with six minutes remaining.
|Players to Watch|
Any doubt how important Ford is to UB was removed last week when the Bulls were without the senior forward. Last year as a junior he played 29 games, starting 17 of those contests, including 16 straight prior to the final game of the year.
So far this season Ford has been averaging 6 rebounds per game. He adds about four points and two blocks. All this is on 16 minutes of work off the bench.
Jones is a long, athletic forward with the ability to score and rebound. He is especially solid on the defensive boards and started the year just 90 rebounds shy of becoming all-time program leader for the Colonials.
Last year he was 2014 All-Northeast Conference Second Team and 2014 All-Northeast Conference Tournament Team. So far this season 12 points and five rebounds a game.