OLEAN, N.Y. -- Andrew Nicholson had 30 points, 13 rebounds and six blocks as St. Bonaventure defeated Dayton 81-73 on Wednesday night.
The Bonnies held Dayton to 37.1 percent shooting (13 of 35) from the field in the second half. The game was tied 11 times and St. Bonaventure (9-6, 2-1 Atlantic 10 Conference) put the game out of reach with an 8-0 run in the final minutes for a 78-68 lead with 40 seconds remaining.
St. Bonaventure made 51 percent (26 of 51) of its field goal attempts. The Bonnies also had their best game this season at the free-throw line, making 24 of 28 attempts.
Josh Parker scored a season-high 19 points for the Flyers (12-5, 2-1), who had a four-game winning streak snapped.