Fordham vs. St. Bonaventure: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Fordham vs. St. Bonaventure: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Fordham 76
(7-24, 2-16 away)
St. Bonaventure 72
(14-15, 9-6 home)
Venue: Reilly Center
4:00PM ET / 1:00PM PT, March 09, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Fordham 35 41 76
St. Bonaventure 41 31 72
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Fordham C Gaston 22 C Gaston 9 J Myers 8
St. Bonaventure D Conger 17 D Conger 6 D Conger 4

Although they entered the game as a 14-point favorite, St. Bonaventure lost in an upset to Fordham 76-72 in conference play. Demetrius Conger put up a team-high 17 points and six rebounds in the Bonnies loss. Youssou Ndoye had a career-high 17 points and added three rebounds. For the Rams, Chris Gaston finished with a season-high 22 points and nine rebounds.

St. Bonaventure Game Notes

  • The last time St. Bonaventure started the season 14-15 was 2009.
  • The Bonnies have been unlucky seven times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, St. Bonaventure is 26-29 in close games.
  • St. Bonaventure has lost 78 percent of the time this season (2-7) after committing 16 or more turnovers.
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 55.2 percent or better this season, St. Bonaventure has lost 100 percent of the time (0-3).
  • When the opposition records 18 or more assists this season, St. Bonaventure has lost 80 percent of the time (1-4).
  • This is the second loss of the season where the Bonnies opponent came back to win after being down at halftime.
  • This is the 14th game at home this season--St. Bonaventure has a 6.5 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two scorers (Demetrius Conger and Youssou Ndoye) accounted for 47.2 percent of the points.
  • Demetrius Conger has led the team in scoring 12 times and in rebounding 15 times in 29 games this season.
  • Demetrius Conger has five straight double-digit point games.
  • Demetrius Conger had a career high with four three-pointers.
  • Eric Mosley has eight straight double-digit point games.
  • Marquise Simmons had a career high with a 100 percent field goal percentage.

Fordham Game Notes

  • The Rams won this one, but have lost four times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Fordham is 18-20 in close games.
  • The top two scorers (Chris Gaston and Mandell Thomas) accounted for 57.8 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Chris Gaston and Ryan Canty) accounted for 42.8 percent of the rebounds.
  • The bench recorded more points (40) than the starters (36).
  • Chris Gaston has led the team in scoring six times and in rebounding nine times in 31 games this season.
  • This marks the third 20-point game of Mandell Thomas's career.
  • This marks the 28th 20-point game of Chris Gaston's career.
  • Branden Frazier has three straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the eighth foul out of the season for Ryan Canty.
FORD PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Chris Gaston372291002
ABranden Frazier361655203
AMandell Thomas372242105
AJermaine Myers30358212
BRyan Canty19460101
C+Ryan Rhoomes12212011
CTravion Leonard9430003
CJeffrey Short17310000
-Luka Zivkovic3000000
Bona PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AD. Conger401764103
ACharlon Kloof15534212
B+Youssou Ndoye311731000
B+Eric Mosley331732101
CMatthew Wright14301110
CChris Johnson28922205
C-M. Simmons22430001
-Jordan Gathers10021001
-M. Davenport7012003

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