NCAA Game Summary - Buffalo at St. Bonaventure
(Saturday, December 1)
Final Score: St. Bonaventure 82, Buffalo 79
Olean, NY (Sports Network) - Demitrius Conger scored 20 points and made a pair of clutch free throws late in the game as the St. Bonaventure Bonnies beat the Buffalo Bulls, 82-79, in a non-conference thriller at the Reilly Center.
Conger shot 7-of-11 from the field, including 3-of-5 from beyond the arc, and handed out four assists to lead the Bonnies (4-2) to victory. Chris Johnson added 14 points and four steals, Matthew Wright scored 11 points and Charlon Kloof added 10. Fellow starter Marquise Simmons accounted for nine points and a team-best eight rebounds.
Jarod Oldham scored 20 points with six assists, four rebounds, and two steals in the loss for the Bulls (2-7), who have lost five of their last six games. Tony Watson added 15 points and six assists off the bench while Javon McCrea recorded a double-double with 13 points and 11 rebounds. Will Regan tallied 10 points and six rebounds.
It was 39-39 at the break after the Bulls put together a 10-0 run in the last 2:52 of the first half to even the score with a Tony Watson buzzer-beating three-pointer.
The lead was frequently traded in the second half but after Wright made a layup with 24 seconds remaining to but the Bonnies up 80-79, the free throws by Conger sealed the victory for St. Bonaventure which is now 3-0 at home this season.
12/01 22:13:10 ET