St. Bonaventure beats Fordham 78-65
NEW YORK (AP)—Chris Matthews scored 15 points and all five St. Bonaventure starters scored in double figures as the Bonnies remained unbeaten on the road this season with a 78-65 victory over Fordham on Wednesday night.
Jonathan Hall added 14 points for the Bonnies (10-4, 1-0 Atlantic 10), while Maurice Thomas, Andy Nicholson and Malcolm Eleby all had 13.
St. Bonaventure improved to 6-0 on the road this season, breaking a tie for the best start away from home with the 1967-68 team that was led by sophomore Bob Lanier.
Jio Fontan had 22 points, 18 in second half for the Rams (2-11, 0-1).
Fontan’s 3 with 1:38 left brought Fordham within 68-63, but Matthews added four free throws the rest of the way and the Rams got no closer.