St. Bonaventure downs Canisius 86-64

ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. -- Matthew Wright scored a career-high 27 points and St. Bonaventure rolled to an 86-64 win over Canisius on Saturday night.

St. Bonaventure (3-0) opened the second half on a 28-10 run to pull away from Canisius, leading by as many as 28 in the second half.

After falling behind early, Canisius (1-1) closed the gap to 29-25 before St. Bonaventure extended the lead to double digits with six straight points from Charlon Kloof on consecutive possessions. The Bonnies took a 42-35 lead into halftime.

St. Bonaventure held a 44-25 rebounding advantage and shot 54.8 percent from the field. The Bonnies also scored 56 points in the paint compared with 30 for the Golden Griffins.

Kloof had 15 points and Youssou Ndoye had 13 points and 10 rebounds for St. Bonaventure.

Billy Baron scored 23 points for the Golden Griffins and Chris Perez added 13.