St. Bonaventure beats Maryland Eastern Shore 75-60
OLEAN, N.Y. (AP)—Chris Matthews scored 16 points and hit five 3-pointers, leading St. Bonaventure to a 75-60 win over Maryland Eastern Shore on Saturday.
Jonathan Hall scored 13 points and grabbed seven rebounds for the Bonnies (5-3). Ray Blackburn scored 11 points, while Maurice Thomas led the Bonnies? defensive effort with 10 rebounds.
Neal Pitt scored a game-high 20 points and had 11 rebounds for the Hawks. Keishawn Mayes scored 12 points, and Chris Conner added 11.
St. Bonaventure controlled the game from tip-off. The only tie of the game came with the score knotted 2-2 to start the first half.
Maryland Eastern Shore (1-6) cut the lead to 23-20 with 7:32 remaining in the first half, but the Bonnies responded with a 10-2 run to retake control of the game.