St. Bonaventure vs Massachusetts

UMass 76, St. Bonaventure 67


AMHERST, Mass. (AP) - Jesse Morgan scored 24 points and Massachusetts defeated St. Bonaventure 76-67 on Wednesday night for its 11th straight win at home.

UMass trailed by 10 points in the first half and took the lead for good after a 14-0 run to start the second half gave it a 45-34 cushion with 17 minutes to play. The Bonnies trimmed the lead to 54-51 on a layup by Andrew Nicholson. UMass then went on a 17-2 run for its biggest lead of the game at 71-53 with 3:59 remaining.

The Minutemen made 16 of 28 field goals in the second half and shot 48.1 percent (26 of 54) for the game.

Chaz Williams added 17 points and Terrell Vinson had 10 for UMass (18-6, 7-3 Atlantic 10 Conference), which has won four of its past five games.

Nicholson scored 24 points on 11 of 17 shooting for the Bonnies (12-9, 5-4).

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St. Bonaventure (12-9)343367
Massachusetts (18-6) «314576
St. Bonaventure Bonnies
A. Nicholson, F3311-172-391224
D. Conger, F293-73-35129
D. Cook, F170-40-04140
C. Kloof, G293-80-02036
M. Wright, G260-50-03530
C. Johnson265-93-301114
J. Gathers151-50-02313
Y. Ndoye123-41-44027
E. Mosley111-40-01212
J. Houseknecht20-02-22002
Totals 27-6311-1535141967
Massachusetts Minutemen
T. Vinson, F334-81-243210
R. Putney, F303-70-04157
S. Carter, C311-22-23244
C. Williams, G354-128-965217
J. Morgan, G349-130-043124
M. Esho144-91-22019
J. Farrell121-13-42115
F. Riley110-20-01100
Totals 26-5415-1929161676
Atlantic 10
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
Saint Louis13-327-7
Geo. Wash.11-524-9
Saint Joes11-524-10
La Salle7-915-16
St. Bona.6-1018-15
Rhode Island5-1114-18
George Mason4-1211-20
Other games
PSU 57 Final
Mich St 77
Kansas 68 Final
Baylor 54
Florida St 60 Final
BC 64
GTOWN 61 Final
Syracuse 64
Wake 44 Final
Virginia 68
Michigan 62 Final
Nebraska 46
DUKE 85 Final
NC 84