Fordham 67, St. Bonaventure 65

OLEAN, N.Y. -- Jio Fontan scored a career-high 25 points to lead Fordham over St. Bonaventure 67-65 Wednesday in an Atlantic 10 nail-biter.

Chris Bethel recorded 15 points and seven rebounds for the Rams, and Trey Blue added 12 points.

For the Bonnies, Andrew Nicholson and Jonathan Hall scored 16 points apiece. Chris Matthews scored 12 points, and Maurice Thomas contributed 10 points and 10 rebounds.

The game was neck-and-neck from start to finish, featuring seven lead changes and seven ties.

The teams had the score knotted at 65 when Blue scored with 55.2 remaining. Hall missed his shot at the other end, and the Bonnies didn't score again.

Bonnies guard Malcolm Eleby had a chance to tie the game at 67 but missed a wide-open layup opportunity and a buzzer-beating 3-pointer, both with under 5 seconds to play.