St. Bonaventure vs Cornell

St. Bonaventure 72, Cornell 68

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ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) - Chris Johnson scored 19 points to lead three players in double digits as St. Bonaventure held on to beat Cornell 72-68 Wednesday night in nonconference action.

Demitrius Conger and Marquise Simmons chipped in with 14 points and six rebounds apiece.

After Shonn Miller's dunk tied the game at 10 for Cornell, the Bonnies (2-0) scored the next eight points and finished the half on a 25-14 run. St Bonaventure led at halftime 35-24.

The Big Red (1-1) fought back in the second half to make it a one-possession game.

Trailing by two points at 69-67 with 17 seconds left in the game, Devin Cherry hit 1 of 2 free throws for Cornell to cut the lead to one. After two Charlon Kloof free throws extended the lead to 71-68, Josh Figini's missed 3-pointer with nine seconds left sealed the victory for the Bonnies.

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Scoreboard
St. Bonaventure (2-0) «353772
Cornell (1-1)244468

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St. Bonaventure Bonnies
D. Conger, F244-95-1163314
Y. Ndoye, C203-62-44028
C. Kloof, G310-46-113246
C. Johnson, G306-107-740219
M. Wright, G302-52-31527
M. Simmons205-64-560214
D. Wright162-60-17004
M. Davenport100-40-02120
J. Gathers100-10-00130
E. Mosley90-20-01140
Totals 22-5326-4238132472
 41.5%61.9% 
Cornell Big Red
S. Miller, F362-52-28236
E. Chemerinski, F181-20-11012
G. Cancer, G264-83-334411
J. Gray, G262-106-952411
M. Asafo-Adjei, G101-20-03032
J. Figini231-40-03043
E. Peck236-83-371517
D. Cherry194-85-820414
N. Cressler140-42-22022
H. Harmon20-10-00000
D. Scelfo20-00-01000
D. Tarwater10-00-00000
Totals 21-5221-283793068
 40.4%75% 
Atlantic 10
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Dayton15-324-830
VCU14-426-922
Rhode Island13-525-1031
Richmond13-522-1380
St. Bona.11-720-1291
Geo. Wash.10-820-15102
George Mason9-920-14103
La Salle9-915-15137
Davidson8-1017-1589
Fordham7-1113-19215
Saint Louis6-1212-21238
UMass4-1415-18193
Saint Josephs4-1411-20201
Duquesne3-1510-22266

Ivy League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Princeton14-023-747
Harvard10-418-10143
Yale9-518-11128
Penn6-813-15199
Columbia5-911-16262
Brown4-1013-17285
Cornell4-108-21270
Dartmouth4-107-20305
 
Other games
WISC 56 Final
FLA 74
UAB 60 Final
CREI 77