Season filled with disappointment, close calls finally come to an end for RMU

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The 2021-2022 season, which was year two in the Horizon League for RMU, ended about how it started; with frustration.

Robert Morris, which opened the 2021-22 season with seven straight losses, had it season come to its bitter end Thursday night at Cleveland State. RMU, coming off an upset win over Youngstown State on Tuesday had it sights set on ruining some revenge with CSU. Yes, Robert Morris did lose both previous matchups with the Vikings, but only by a combined eight points, it appeared they matched up decently.

With Enoch Cheeks coming into this game after quite the performance on Tuesday, it appeared that maybe RMU would finally get some consistent play for folks not named Spear for once. The first half, well most of the game really, was filled with stop and starts due to clock issues and it made it tough to get into any kind of flow for either team. The Colonials would hang around for most of the first half and did a great job of not allowing the Vikings to really pull away, specially with a little run at the end of the half trimming their deficit to 36-30 thanks to a basket at the gun by Kam Farris.

The first half ended with RMU shooting 41% from the field, only making 2-11 three pointers, but thankfully, the Vikings also shot 41% but making 4-12 three pointers. Now, the previous two contests saw RMU lose by one and by seven, so after all that the first half

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