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March 19, 2013 | By Matt Wilhalme
The NCAA basketball tournament has barely begun, but the reigning national champion Kentucky Wildcats have already been eliminated in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament. Robert Morris upset last season's college basketball champion with a 59-57 victory over the Wildcats on Tuesday in front of a home crowd of 3,500 fans.   Kentucky was the No. 1 seeded team in the NIT, but because the school's home court, Rupp Arena, will be hosting second and third-round NCAA tournament games this weekend they were forced to play their tournament opener on the road.
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March 19, 2013 | By Matt Wilhalme
The NCAA basketball tournament has barely begun, but the reigning national champion Kentucky Wildcats have already been eliminated in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament. Robert Morris upset last season's college basketball champion with a 59-57 victory over the Wildcats on Tuesday in front of a home crowd of 3,500 fans.   Kentucky was the No. 1 seeded team in the NIT, but because the school's home court, Rupp Arena, will be hosting second and third-round NCAA tournament games this weekend they were forced to play their tournament opener on the road.
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SPORTS
February 13, 1991 | Associated Press
The NCAA on Tuesday denied Robert Morris College's appeal of penalties against its men's basketball program, upholding the Colonials' ban from the Northeast Conference tournament. Robert Morris was put on probation last May for two years, fined $88,000 and banned from live TV this season. Two grants-in-aid were taken away. The college sought a reduced fine and permission to play in postseason tournaments after the NCAA reversed a ruling that barred UNLV from defending its national championship.
OPINION
August 12, 2011 | By Charles Rappleye
With Congress and the White House stalemated over the question of debt, it may be reassuring, even instructive, to consider that our nation was embroiled in a crisis over public debt at the very dawn of its history. In fact, the primary motive that brought delegates to the Constitutional Convention of 1787 was to sort out vexing questions of debt and taxes. The debt in question was that owed by the American rebels to the governments of France and Holland, two key allies that had provided funds to support Washington's army.
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February 7, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Robert Morris College, encouraged by the recent successful plea by top-ranked Nevada Las Vegas, announced Wednesday that it has appealed its ban from the 1991 Northeast Conference and NCAA basketball tournaments. The school was placed on two years' probation and prohibited from appearing on live television and in postseason play during 1990-91 by the NCAA Infractions Committee last May. The school also lost two scholarships.
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May 22, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
The NCAA today placed the Robert Morris men's basketball program on two years' probation and ordered it to return as much as $186,000 in tournament fees for violating rules in arranging financial aid for a player. Robert Morris also cannot play in postseason competition or appear on live television next year and must eliminate two basketball scholarships. The penalties resulted from an in-house investigation begun by the school last year.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 27, 1986 | JOSINE IANCO-STARRELS
"Robert Morris: Works of the Eighties" opens at the Newport Harbor Art Museum on Friday and continues to June 29. The exhibition, co-organized by museum curator Paul Schimmel and Mary Jane Jacob, curator of Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art, consists of 23 sculptural reliefs and drawings from 1982 to the present. Morris' apocalyptic imagery addresses such issues as survival and the delicate balance between creation and destruction.
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September 17, 1994 | MAL FLORENCE
Robert Morris College of Coraopolis, Pa., playing in its first football game in the 73-year history of the school on Sept. 3, might have established another first. The Colonials defeated another Pennsylvania school, Waynesburg College, 24-19, with an epic goal-line stand--eight plays and no score. Waynesburg had a first down at the three-yard line, but couldn't score. On fourth down, though, Robert Morris was called for pass interference, giving Waynesburg four more downs from the two-yard-line.
BUSINESS
August 5, 1987
Robert Steven Morris, vice president of advertising at the Denver Post, has been named publisher of the Daily News by Jack Kent Cooke, owner of the San Fernando Valley newspaper. Morris, 35, succeeds Byron C. Campbell, who resigned in March after management disagreements with Cooke, owner of the Washington Redskins football team and former owner of the Los Angeles Lakers basketball team and Los Angeles Kings hockey team. Campbell said Tuesday that he is still looking for a job.
SPORTS
March 17, 1989 | ROBYN NORWOOD, Times Staff Writer
The hint of suspense lasted no longer than it took for Ken Lofton to find Anthony Cook open for an alley-oop pass--about 13 seconds. That was Arizona's first strike on the way to a 21-2 lead over Robert Morris in a game that ended--mercifully for the Colonials--in a 94-60 Arizona victory.
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March 19, 2010 | Chris Dufresne
There is talk of expanding the NCAA tournament to 96 teams, but why not shoot the moon and make it 150? Nah, don't stop there. Let every school into the pool, provided it can produce two peach baskets and a mascot. And while we're at it: change Coke's formula (it worked well the first time), replace the ivy at Wrigley Field with honeysuckle and paint Notre Dame's football helmets candy-apple red. Or, before anyone gets any more bright-red ideas, just leave fantastic enough alone.
SPORTS
March 18, 2010
Scottie Reynolds learned a lesson starting the game on the bench. Once in the game, he delivered a teachable moment of his own to 15th-seeded Robert Morris: Don't let a Final Four-tested team like Villanova off the hook. Reynolds was benched, his shot wasn't falling and his Wildcats were on the brink of having their NCAA tournament run end in a huge upset. He responded with a clutch performance at the foul line in the final minutes of regulation, and No. 2-seeded Villanova (25-7)
SPORTS
March 17, 2010
East Regional Kentucky (32-2) vs. East Tennessee State (20-14): Kentucky hasn't won an NCAA tournament game in three years, but that streak is about to end. East Tennessee is athletic and defense-minded but doesn't have the size to hang with these 'Cats. Marquette (22-11) vs. Washington (24-9): Washington wants a fast pace; the Huskies were held to fewer than 70 points eight times and lost five of those games. Marquette wouldn't mind a game in the high 60s. Texas (24-9)
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September 17, 1994 | MAL FLORENCE
Robert Morris College of Coraopolis, Pa., playing in its first football game in the 73-year history of the school on Sept. 3, might have established another first. The Colonials defeated another Pennsylvania school, Waynesburg College, 24-19, with an epic goal-line stand--eight plays and no score. Waynesburg had a first down at the three-yard line, but couldn't score. On fourth down, though, Robert Morris was called for pass interference, giving Waynesburg four more downs from the two-yard-line.
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June 23, 1994 | WILLIAM WILSON, TIMES ART CRITIC
While the Northridge quake rattled Angeltown half to death in January, New York sculptor Robert Morris was embroiled in a big retrospective of his art at New York's Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. L.A. was, however, in his thoughts. He'd agreed to do an installation at Pasadena's Art Center College of Design under the auspices of its gallery director, Stephen Nowlin, and his faculty colleague, Debbe Goldstein.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 28, 1992
KUSC's latest little scandal is yet another indication of the depths to which this once great radio station has sunk. The alleged injustice to Deacon pales in comparison to the damage the Smiths have inflicted on KUSC. In using the station to preach their heavy-handed, simple-minded crusade for feminism, cultural diversity and anti-elitism, they have shown a boundless contempt for the intelligence of their listeners. I wish Grice had carried out her reported threat to resign as a result of Deacon's criticism.
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December 31, 1985 | RAY RIPTON, Times Staff Writer
Pepperdine jumped into a 10-0 lead Monday night and ran away with an 84-59 victory over Robert Morris before 1,017 fans at Firestone Fieldhouse in Malibu. Pepperdine improved its record to 10-2. Robert Morris dropped to 2-6. Dropped is a good way to describe how Robert Morris handled the ball most of the game. At one point in the second half, the Colonials had more turnovers than shot attempts. They finished with 18 turnovers to Pepperdine's 11.
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March 19, 1992 | JERRY CROWE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Everything you wanted to know about Robert Morris, UCLA's first-round opponent Friday in the NCAA basketball tournament: --Until the fall of 1968, when Lew Alcindor was starting his senior year at UCLA, Robert Morris was a junior college. --In the spring of 1969, when UCLA won the fifth of its 10 NCAA championships, Robert Morris reached the final of the National Junior College Athletic Assn. tournament, losing to Paducah (Ky.), 79-76.
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March 22, 1992 | JERRY CROWE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The value of a No. 1 seeding in the NCAA tournament was evident Friday night in UCLA's 73-53 victory over Robert Morris. The Bruins showed that, against a No. 16 seeded team, it is possible to waltz through a half and still win a tournament game by 20 points. A more sustained effort probably will be required today when UCLA (26-4) plays No. 8-seeded Louisville (19-10) in a second-round West Regional game at the University Activity Center.
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March 21, 1992 | JERRY CROWE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
On a day when upsets of Oklahoma and DePaul opened a clearer path to the West Regional final for top-seeded UCLA, the Bruins took the first step Friday night, albeit more than a little clumsily. Overcoming an uninspired first half--"I was embarrassed by the way we played," UCLA forward Tracy Murray said--the Bruins shot68.2% in the second half and defeated 16th-seeded Robert Morris, 73-53, in a first-round game before 7,639 at Arizona State University.
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