Scores

Final

Niagara 75

(2-3, 0-1 away)

St. Bonaventure 80

(3-1, 1-0 home)

4:00 PM ET, November 24, 2012

Blue Cross Arena, Rochester, New York

1 2 T
NIAG 33 4275
SBON 32 4880

Top Performers

Niagara: A. Mason 19 Pts, 2 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

St. Bonaventure: D. Conger 18 Pts, 10 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Blk

St. Bonaventure 80, Niagara 75

Associated Press

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- Chris Johnson tied his career high with 19 points and Demitrius Conger added 18 points and 10 rebounds to lead St. Bonaventure to an 80-75 victory over Niagara on Saturday night.

Conger made two free throws with 31 seconds remaining to break a 75-75 tie, then was 3 of 4 from the line with 1 second left after a Michael Davenport steal and a technical foul on the Purple Eagles' bench.

Marquise Simmons added 12 points and 12 rebounds off the bench for the Bonnies (3-1), who bounced back from a 72-69 loss at Canisius.

Antoine Mason had 19 points and Ameen Tanksley chipped in 16 for Niagara (2-3), which led by seven late in the first half and 33-32 at halftime.

Johnson hit a 3 to give St. Bonaventure a 38-35 lead with 17:18 remaining and the Bonnies never trailed again, although the score was tied three more times.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
NIAG
SBON
Points 75 80
FG Made-Attempted 26-60 (.433) 26-64 (.406)
3P Made-Attempted 7-20 (.350) 10-23 (.435)
FT Made-Attempted 16-20 (.800) 18-21 (.857)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
Largest Lead 3 5

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