MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Malik Petteway scored 16 points and grabbed six rebounds, leading five players in double-figure scoring as Robert Morris rolled past Youngstown State 76-56 on Wednesday night.
Robert Morris shot 44 percent from the field compared to 35 percent for the Penguins (3-5) and had 10 team steals contributing to 18 Youngstown State turnovers.
The Colonials had a 32-31 edge at halftime. Charles Bain and Jon Williams traded 3-pointers early in the second half to spark a 17-1 surge capped by another Jon Williams 3 to stretch it to 49-32 with 13:37 to play. Petteway made a layup that gave Robert Morris its biggest lead, 76-52, with 2:11 left.
Kendale Hampton scored 21 points off the bench to lead the Penguins.
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