George Washington vs St. Bonaventure

St. Bonaventure 66, George Washington 56


ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. (AP) - Andrew Nicholson and Chris Johnson each scored 15 points and St. Bonaventure defeated George Washington 66-56 on Wednesday night in the Atlantic 10 opener for both teams.

The Bonnies built a 36-21 halftime lead, then George Washington cut the deficit to five points in the second half but could get no closer.

St. Bonaventure shot 53.5 percent (23 of 43) from the field, including 14 of 25 in the first half. The only time the Bonnies have shot better this season was 56.5 percent against Cleveland State in their second game.

Demitrius Conger added 11 points and Eric Mosley had 10 for the Bonnies (8-5), who have won three straight and six of their past eight games.

Tony Taylor scored 11 points to hit double digits for the 22nd time in the past 26 games for the Colonials (5-9), who have lost seven of their past eight games.

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George Washington Colonials
N. Mikic, F243-80-01017
J. Kopriva, F183-40-01116
J. Edwards, F132-30-01024
T. Taylor, G353-95-865311
L. Kromah, G290-71-20231
D. Smith263-44-641410
D. Pellom234-50-05238
B. Bynes203-61-11217
A. Ware121-30-02022
J. Davis00-00-00000
D. Guest00-00-00000
Totals 22-4911-1726132056
St. Bonaventure Bonnies
D. Conger, F334-52-243211
A. Nicholson, F286-72-341315
D. Cook, F262-40-05214
M. Wright, G391-75-62527
C. Kloof, G120-30-01230
E. Mosley273-62-253410
C. Johnson165-84-430315
Y. Ndoye152-20-12014
J. Gathers40-10-00000
Totals 23-4315-1828161966
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
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George Mason9-920-14103
La Salle9-915-15137
Saint Louis6-1212-21238
Saint Josephs4-1411-20201
Other games
MU 70 Final
DUKE 73 Final
Temple 78
EKY 67 Final
K-State 49 Final
Kansas 67
Syracuse 87 Final