|College Insider Tournament - Robert Morris vs Cornell Final: 98-89 - Recap|
Josh Williams went off for 36 points and added 2 rebounds leading Robert Morris to a 98-89 win over Cornell on Tuesday at UPMC Events Center.
Robert Morris won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the -1.5-point spread as favorites.
Matty McConnell had 27 points for Robert Morris and Jon Williams chipped in with 20 points. Jon Williams had 6 assists for them, while Yannis Mendy was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.
Cornell got a 31-point performance from Jimmy Boeheim, who was supported by 24 points from Matt Morgan. Matt Morgan had 6 assists in a losing cause for Cornell, while Jimmy Boeheim grabbed 7 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Cornell were victorious, as the score was 40-38 at the break.
Robert Morris had a 36-29 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.