Montgomery hit a 3-pointer to open the second-half scoring for the Vikings (7-0) and Cole followed with a pair of jumpers to widen a 24-23 halftime lead to 31-23. Cleveland State went on to lead by as many as 22 points.
Andrew Nicholson led St. Bonaventure (3-2) with 14 points and 11 rebounds, and his 3-pointer put the Bonnies ahead by six, 21-15, with 4:34 until halftime. But Cleveland State outscored them 9-2 the rest of the half, taking the lead with 1 second left on Tim Kamczyc's layup.
St. Bonaventure paid the price for committing 24 turnovers to eight for Cleveland State. Nine of the Bonnies' turnovers came in the first 9:02 of the second half, when they fell behind by 18 points.
Utah forward Brekkott Chapman, who averaged 4.4 points and 2.8 rebounds last season, has transferred to Weber State, coach Randy Rahe announced Wednesday.
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