St. Bonaventure vs Niagara

St. Bonaventure 72, Niagara 70

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LEWISTON, N.Y. (AP) - Demetrius Conger scored 27 points and St. Bonaventure edged Niagara 72-70 in a Friday night thriller.

The Bonnies (7-5) withstood the Purple Eagles (5-9), who rallied from a 38-25 halftime deficit behind Juan'ya Green and nearly forced overtime. The guard scored 32 points, 26 in the second half. He hit 10 of 17 shots from the field, 2 of 5 3-pointers and 10 of 15 free-throw attempts.

St. Bonaventure won it at the foul line, making 31 of 41 while Niagara was 23 for 33.

After rallying in the second half, Niagara trailed 70-68 following Green's last basket, a layup with 0:27 left. Chris Johnson hit two free throws with 0:20 remaining to make it to 72-68.

In the last 10 seconds, Niagara's Josh Turner missed two 3-pointers, Green another and Malcolm Lemmons a follow before Antoine Mason scored at the buzzer. St. Bonaventure had lost eight straight to Niagara.

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St. Bonaventure Bonnies
D. Conger, F408-1011-13110327
D. Cook, F291-45-51147
A. Nicholson, F153-53-54059
M. Wright, G342-90-02345
C. Kloof, G250-13-51223
E. Mosley282-74-625210
C. Johnson203-85-561411
J. Gathers50-00-21010
Y. Ndoye40-00-01000
Totals 19-4431-4131122572
 43.2%75.6% 
Niagara Purple Eagles
S. Gillette, F140-20-01050
J. Green, G3710-1710-1513332
M. Jordan, G301-60-04022
A. Tanksley, G274-84-571412
A. Mason, G222-94-60238
M. Lemmons210-23-34043
J. Turner193-82-45029
J. Thomas152-30-04154
A. Langford130-10-05020
P. Kowalski20-00-00000
S. Jones00-00-00000
Totals 22-5623-333673070
 39.3%69.7% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Davidson14-424-835
Dayton13-527-932
Rhode Island13-523-1066
VCU12-626-1015
Richmond12-621-1456
Geo. Wash.10-822-1384
St. Bona.10-818-13121
UMass10-817-1581
La Salle8-1017-16101
Saint Joes7-1113-18178
Duquesne6-1212-19223
Fordham4-1410-21238
George Mason4-149-22222
Saint Louis3-1511-21272

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Iona17-326-951
Rider15-521-12141
Manhattan13-719-14168
Monmouth13-718-15176
Canisius11-918-15181
Quinnipiac9-1115-15226
St. Peters8-1216-18233
Siena7-1311-20268
Niagara7-138-22285
Fairfield5-157-24299
Marist5-157-25317
 
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