Nicholson Powers Bonnies Past Fordham

10:40 AM, Feb 23, 2012   |    comments
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Bronx, NY (Sports Network) - Andrew Nicholson poured in 30 points to pace St. Bonaventure to an 89-63 triumph over Fordham.

Nicholson, who went 10-of-14 from the field, pulled down nine rebounds, as the Bonnies sizzled from the field at 63 percent. Da'Quan Cook posted 16 points and Demitrius Conger 13 for St. Bonaventure (15-10, 8-5 A-10), who have won back-to-back contests.

Chris Gaston had 18 points to pace Fordham (9-17, 2-11), which dropped its sixth straight. Devon McMillan scored 11 in defeat. It was a horrible night for Bryan Smith. Fordham's third-leading scorer at 10.0 points per game, missed all 10 of his shots, including seven from beyond the arc, and was held without a point.

A 15-2 run in the first half allowed the Bonnies to build a 23-10 lead. The game was delayed for 52 minutes at the 5:58 mark of the half due to broken rim.

The Bonnies claimed a 43-28 halftime lead and was comfortably in front the remainder of the contest.

St. Bonaventure went 24-of-32 from the foul line and held Fordham to 3-of-19 shooting from beyond the arc.

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