OLEAN, N.Y. -- Andrew Nicholson scored 32 points and pulled down 14 boards and Matthew Wright sank three 3-pointers to help St. Bonaventure rally twice, then hold off Saint Joseph's 98-93 in two overtimes on Wednesday night.
Demetrius Conger added 16 points and 10 boards and Da'Quan Cook finished with 14 for St. Bonaventure (17-10, 10-5 Atlantic 10 Conference).
St. Bonaventure trailed 67-61 before Nicholson and Wright sank consecutive 3-pointers, part of a 7-2 run over the final 2:58 of regulation, to push the game into the first overtime.
The Bonnies were behind again, this time 84-78, with 20 seconds remaining in the first overtime period but Nicholson and Wright converted consecutive treys again, sending the game into yet another overtime period.
St. Bonaventure dominated the second overtime, opening the period with 3-pointers from Wright, Nicholson and Charlon Kloof.
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