St. Bonaventure rallies to beat Buffalo 66-60Saturday, Dec 3, 2011
St. Bonaventure (3-3) trailed 46-41with 12:54 remaining in the second half before a Nicholson layup and Conger 3-pointer sparked a 17-2 run that gave St. Bonaventure a 58-48 lead with 5:47 left to play. Nicholson capped the run with two free throws.
Buffalo (4-2) cut the lead to four, 62-58, with 39 seconds left to play but Nicholson made two more free throws to put the game out of reach.
The Bonnies shot 48 percent (24 of 50) from the field compared to 36 percent (21 of 58) for Buffalo and forced the Bulls to turn the ball over 16 times.
Zach Filzen led Buffalo with 26 points. Javon McCrea added 15 points and Mitchell Watt chipped in with 10. Filzen tied a career-high with six 3-pointers.