Mobley with 20 points, St. Bonaventure beats Duquesne 80-77
SAINT BONAVENTURE, N.Y. (AP) Matt Mobley scored 20 points and St. Bonaventure held on late to beat Duquesne 80-77 on Saturday.
Mobley was 5 of 17 from the floor and 8 of 10 from the line for the Bonnies (18-10, 10-6 Atlantic 10). Denzel Gregg added 15 points and 14 rebounds for his eighth double-double of the season. Josh Ayeni also had 15 points and Jaylen Adams 14.
Mobley got St. Bonaventure off to a 12-4 second-half start on a pair of 3-pointers, two layups and two free throws to put the Bonnies on top 50-45 with 16:18 to play. A Gregg tip-in stretched it to 67-52 with 8:22 left. Duquesne evened it up at 74 with 1:09 remaining but Mobley sank five foul shots down the stretch to keep the Bonnies on top.
Mike Lewis II scored 20 points to lead the Dukes (10-19, 3-13) who are on a three-game slide.