Mobley, Griffin lead Bonnies over Siena 75-55
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Matt Mobley made four 3-pointers and scored 22 points, LaDarien Griffin had a double-double and St. Bonaventure defeated Siena 75-55 on Wednesday night.
Mobley was 4 of 8 from the arc and also pulled down eight rebounds. Griffin scored a career-high 18 points with 11 rebounds. Idris Taggee added 13 points. The Bonnies (4-2), who have won four of their last five games, shot 46 percent overall and 40 percent from the arc but were just 17 of 30 from the free-throw line.
Ahsante Shivers scored a career-high 19 points for the Saints (1-5), who shot just 34 percent and were only 4 of 20 from 3-point range.
The Bonnies led 35-21 after scoring the final eight points of the half. The lead remained in double figures.
With the win, the Bonnies held on to the Franciscan Cup. The cup competition was created when the sister schools resumed their annual rivalry in 2010. The Bonnies lead the competition 5-3.