Scores

Final

Niagara 69

(3-7, 0-2 MAAC)

St. Bonaventure 61

(5-3, 2-1 home)

    4:00 PM ET, December 11, 2010

    Reilly Center, Saint Bonaventure, New York

    1 2 T
    NIAG 30 3969
    SBON 26 3561

    Top Performers

    Niagara: A. Nelson 24 Pts, 2 Ast, 6 Stl

    St. Bonaventure: A. Nicholson 17 Pts, 12 Reb, 1 Blk

    Niagara 69, St. Bonaventure 61

    Associated Press

    OLEAN, N.Y. -- Anthony Nelson scored 24 points and had six steals and Niagara snapped a five-game losing streak with a 69-61 win over St. Bonaventure on Saturday.

    Marvin Jordan added 15 points for the Purple Eagles (3-7), who have won eight straight in the series.

    Niagara hit 18 of 19 free throws, all in the second half, with Nelson going 8 for 8.

    The Bonnies (5-3) had a 45-25 rebounding edge, but 21 turnovers led to 24 Niagara points.

    Although the score was tied five times, St. Bonaventure led only once, at 18-17 with 5:51 left in the first half.

    Nelson hit a jumper to give Niagara a 30-26 halftime lead and the Purple Eagles led by as many as 12 in the second half.

    Andrew Nicholson had 17 points and 12 rebounds for St. Bonaventure. Da'Quan Cook also had a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds.

    The series began in 1920-21, with the Bonnies now leading 82-69.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NIAG
    SBON
    Points 69 61
    FG Made-Attempted 23-53 (.434) 19-57 (.333)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-18 (.278) 6-28 (.214)
    FT Made-Attempted 18-19 (.947) 17-22 (.773)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 9 0

    2010-11 Season

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