OLEAN, N.Y. (AP) - Jarvis Varnado scored 19 points and added 12
rebounds and six blocks as Mississippi St. held on to beat St.
Bonaventure 76-71 Tuesday.
Ravern Johnson scored a career-high 18 points and grabbed seven
rebounds for the Bulldogs (5-0). Twany Beckham added 8 points while
four other players scored 6 points.
Ray Blackburn scored a career-high 22 points and had four
assists for the Bonnies (3-2). Andrew Nicholson scored 13 points
and had nine rebounds, and Chris Matthews and Jonathan Hall added
10 points apiece.
Down by 15 with 9:20 left to play, the Bonnies launched a 23-8
run to tie the game at 71 with 1:51 left to play. The Bonnies
failed to score another point after Beckham hit a free throw with
1:21 left to play, and Johnson closed out the victory by scoring
the games final 4 points.
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