Bethune-Cookman vs St. Bonaventure

St. Bonaventure 65, Bethune-Cookman 55

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ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. (AP) - Demitrius Conger netted 12 points and pulled down seven rebounds as St. Bonaventure toppled Bethune-Cookman 65-55 in a nonconference affair in each team's season opener Friday night.

After letting the Wildcats cut a 29-25 halftime lead to 33-32, Conger and Matthew Wright hit back-to-back 3-pointers and Wright and Eric Mosley made layups to stretch St. Bonaventure's lead to 43-32.

After that, Bethune-Cookman only threatened briefly, cutting the Bonnies' lead to 55-49 with 2:25 to play. But a 3-pointer and a free throw by Mosley and then a dunk by Conger stifled Bethune-Cookman's charge.

St. Bonaventure scored 21 points off turnovers to Bethune-Cookman's 5.

Prior to the game, St. Bonaventure raised banners honoring the team's first Atlantic 10 championship and its NCAA Tournament Second Round appearance from a year ago.

The Bonnies are now 33-0 in season openers hosted at the Reilly Center.

Bethune-Cookman was 11-for-11 from the free throw line.

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Bethune-Cookman Wildcats
A. Coleman, F385-122-271212
A. Smith, F241-20-07122
M. Mack, F191-50-02042
K. Dukes, G293-129-923316
M. Trapp, G190-30-03010
M. Jackson, G244-70-053210
P. Scotland, G193-80-01019
M. Respress, C170-00-00020
R. Johnson, G112-20-02114
Total 19-5111-113091855
 37.3%100.0% 
St. Bonaventure Bonnies
D. Conger, F365-81-474112
C. Johnson, G-F273-62-45109
Y. Ndoye, C272-63-67017
M. Wright, G335-82-252013
C. Kloof, G190-22-21342
E. Mosley, G214-83-311314
M. Davenport, G130-22-21412
M. Simmons, F131-22-21024
J. Gathers, G71-40-01022
D. Wright, G-F40-10-00000
Total 21-4717-2533151465
 44.7%68.0% 
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Fordham4-1410-21238
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