PITTSBURGH (AP) - Matt Mobley scored 22 points and St. Bonaventure defeated Duquesne 71-64 on Wednesday night.
Jaylen Adams added 16 points as the fourth-highest scoring tandem in the nation nearly reached its two-man average of 40.9 points per game. Idris Taqqee added 12 points and a game-high eight rebounds for the Bonnies (14-7, 6-3 Atlantic 10), who claimed their fourth victory in five games.
Mike Lewis II made four 3-pointers and scored 20 points for the Dukes (10-13, 2-8), who have lost six straight. Emile Blackman added 15 points.
The Bonnies made just 1 of 13 3-point attempts and were outscored 21-3 from the arc but they bested the Dukes 38-16 in the paint.
Duquesne led 34-33 at halftime but Mobley scored eight points in a 10-0 start to the second half. The Dukes closed to within two with four minutes left but the Bonnies then outscored Duquesne 10-1 to lead by double figures with 42 seconds to go.
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