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
Davidson0-02-0152
Duquesne0-02-0220
George Mason0-03-1115
La Salle0-03-1114
Saint Louis0-03-188
Dayton0-02-1105
Geo. Wash.0-02-1146
Saint Josephs0-02-1112
VCU0-02-1234
Rhode Island0-01-1213
St. Bona.0-01-1337
UMass0-01-1152
Fordham0-01-2141
Richmond0-00-2340

Ivy League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Brown0-02-071
Harvard0-02-212
Penn0-02-2111
Dartmouth0-01-1341
Columbia0-01-2144
Cornell0-01-2188
Yale0-01-3184
Princeton0-00-3241
 
Other games
WISC 56 Final
FLA 74
UAB 60 Final
CREI 77