St. Bonaventure wins 73-66 over St. Francis, Pa.

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OLEAN, N.Y. (AP)—Ray Blackburn scored 22 points to lead St. Bonaventure to a 73-66 victory over Saint Francis, Pa. on Wednesday.

Malcolm Eleby scored a season-high 13 points for the St. Bonaventure (6-3, 0-0). Maurice Thomas and Jonathan Hall had 11 points apiece. Thomas pulled down 11 rebounds as well.

For Saint Francis (4-7, 1-1), Mislav Jukic scored 16 points and Kyle Jackson contributed 11. Kurt Hoffman had eight points and eight rebounds.

With 11:24 left in the second half and the score tied 50-50, St. Bonaventure launched a 10-0 run. But St. Francis responded with a 10-2 run of its own, bringing the score to 62-60. St. Francis got no closer, though, and St. Bonaventure scored 11 points over the last three minutes to put the game away.

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 Top Performers
 St. Francis (PA)
Mislav Jukic Mislav Jukic
6-12,  16 Pts
4 Rebs, 2 Assists
 St. Bonaventure
Ray Blackburn Ray Blackburn
5-8,  22 Pts
4 Rebs, 5 Assists

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