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Siena hangs on as St. Bonaventure makes a late run, the Saints beat the Bonnies 73-70


SAINT BONAVENTURE, New York — Lavon Long scored 13 points and added 11 rebounds as Siena held on in the final minutes to beat St. Bonaventure 73-70 on Wednesday night.

Siena held a 10-point lead with 2:57 left to play but the Bonnies made five 3-pointers — including one at the buzzer — to end the game. The Saints were up by 10 at the half and led by as many as 16 after the break.

Marquis Wright scored 15 points, Javion Ogunyemi added 13 and Rob Poole finished with 12 for the Saints (1-2). Siena shot just 24 of 61 (39.3 percent) from the field and was outrebounded by the Bonnies 52-32.

Andell Cumberbatch led St. Bonaventure (1-1) with 24 points and 11 rebounds, and Marcus Posley added 22 points. Cumberbatch and Posley combined to make 7 of the Bonnies' 8 3-pointers.

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