Scores

Final

Cornell 58

(0-1, 0-1 away)

St. Bonaventure 79

(1-0, 1-0 home)

7:00 PM ET, November 11, 2011

Reilly Center, Saint Bonaventure, New York

1 2 T
COR 38 2058
SBON 40 3979

Top Performers

Cornell: S. Miller 7 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

St. Bonaventure: A. Nicholson 24 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

St. Bonaventure 79, Cornell 58

Associated Press

OLEAN, N.Y. -- Andrew Nicholson scored 24 points and St. Bonaventure pulled away in the second half for a 79-58 win over Cornell in the season opener for both teams Friday night.

The Bonnies led 42-40 and went on a 10-0 run in the second half to break open a close game and lead 52-40. Cornell went more than five minutes without scoring during that run and had another scoring drought at the end of the game, going the final 6:41without a field goal.

Nicholson made all 10 of his free throw attempts. Matthew Wright added 13 points and Michael Davenport had 11 for the Bonnies.

St. Bonaventure dominated close to the basket, outscoring Cornell 30-18 in the paint.

Josh Figini scored 10 points to lead Cornell.

The game featured 14 lead changes in the first half as neither team led by more than three points until the final minute before halftime.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
COR
SBON
Points 58 79
FG Made-Attempted 19-45 (.422) 27-54 (.500)
3P Made-Attempted 8-20 (.400) 6-18 (.333)
FT Made-Attempted 12-19 (.632) 19-26 (.731)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
Largest Lead 2 21

2011-12 Season

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