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