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SIU-Edwardsville routs Robert Morris, 104-56

By The Associated Press | Posted - Dec. 28, 2014 at 3:20 p.m.



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EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Donivine Stewart scored 22 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead seven players in double-figure scoring as Southern Illinois-Edwardsville routed Robert Morris-Springfield, 104-56 on Sunday.

Stewart scored eight of the Cougars first 10 points in a 10-2 run through the opening minutes of the game and his 3-pointer with a second left gave them a 55-25 lead at halftime.

Jake Newton drilled a 3-pointer with 11:52 left in the game to push the lead to 40-points, 77-37

Michael Messer added 13 points for the Cougars and Grant Fiorentinos and C.J. Carr each added 12 as the team shot 51.5 percent from the field (34 of 66).

Robert Calmese scored 23 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead Robert Morris-Springfield, which competes in the United States Collegiate Athletic Association, which consists of smaller colleges.

SIU-Edwardsville now has won all 12 meetings between the two programs.

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