Scores

Final

Cleveland State 62

(0-1, 0-1 away)

St. Bonaventure 72

(1-0, 1-0 home)

    7:00 PM ET, November 13, 2009

    Reilly Center, Saint Bonaventure, New York

    1 2 T
    CLEV 25 3762
    SBON 43 2972

    Top Performers

    Cleveland St: A. Pogue 11 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Blk

    St. Bonaventure: J. Hall 20 Pts, 8 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

    St. Bonaventure 72, Cleveland St. 62

    Associated Press

    ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. -- Jonathan Hall scored 20 points and St. Bonaventure shot better than 77 percent in the first half to defeat Cleveland State 72-62 Friday night in the season opener for both teams.

    Michael Davenport came off the bench to score 19 points for the Bonnies and Andrew Nicholson added 17.

    St. Bonaventure jumped out to a 10-2 lead over the defending Horizon League tournament champions, leading 43-22 with 42 seconds left in the first half by shooting 17-for-22 from the field.

    Norris Cole made a 3-pointer for Cleveland State to end the first half and the Vikings opened the second half with an 8-2 run to trail 45-33. Cleveland State could pull no closer than 12 until Jeremy Montgomery hit a 3-pointer with 22 seconds left for the final margin.

    Cole scored 13 points to lead the Vikings and Jared Cunningham and Aaron Pogue scored 11 each. Pogue also had nine rebounds.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CLEV
    SBON
    Points 62 72
    FG Made-Attempted 25-65 (.385) 28-46 (.609)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-22 (.273) 2-8 (.250)
    FT Made-Attempted 6-9 (.667) 14-25 (.560)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 20

    2009-10 Season

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