OLEAN, NY (St. Bonaventure Press Release) - Powered by another good defensive game and a season-high 10 three-pointers, St. Bonaventure defeated Cornell 81-57 on Saturday afternoon at the Reilly Center.
The Bonnies led 38-28 at halftime and opened a 20-point lead seven minutes into the second half as Cornell never led. Jordan Gathers (5-7) and Matthew Wright (4-8) led the way as the Brown and White made 10 of 22 (.455) three-pointers on the day. Gathers' five threes are a career high.
The Bonnies completed their non-conference schedule 10-4, marking the first time since 1997 the program recorded 10 wins in a season against non-Atlantic 10 opponents. St. Bonaventure remained undefeated at home, now at 6-0.