Rams Bounced by Bonnies in OT at the Ryan Center
St. Bonaventure beats Rhode Island 72-66 in OT
KINGSTON, R.I. (AP) – Da'Quan Cook scored 18 points and Andrew
Nicholson added 16 as St. Bonaventure pulled away from Rhode Island
72-66 in overtime Wednesday night for its second straight win.
The Bonnies (11-7, 4-2 A-10), who trailed 40-30 at halftime,
opened the second half on a 19-6 run to take a 49-46 lead with 9:42
left to play. Rhode Island fought back to tie the game 61-all with
1:10 left but neither team could score before the end of
St. Bonaventure controlled overtime, outscoring the Rams 11-5
and forcing three turnovers. All five of Rhode Island's overtime
points came on free throws as the Rams were 0 for 6 from the field
during the period.
Rhode Island (3-18, 0-6) shot 39 percent (23 of 59) from the
field and were outrebounded 46-35.
Jonathan Holton led the Rams with 16 points and 11 rebounds.
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