ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. -- For the second straight game, Eric Mosley set a career scoring high as St. Bonaventure set a season high for points, defeating Massachusetts 99-94 Wednesday night.
Mosley scored 39 points one game after scoring 30 in a loss to Richmond. The senior hit 12 of 18 from the field, including 5 of 8 from 3-point range, and made 10 of 10 free throws.Chris Johnson added 22 points and Demitrius Conger 16 points and 13 rebounds for the Bonnies (12-13, 5-7), who snapped a two-game losing streak.St. Bonaventure led 38-31 at halftime but UMass took a 57-56 lead with 12:43 left. Five lead changes and five ties followed, with Yousso Ndoye's layup putting the Bonnies ahead 91-90 with 1:12 left. St. Bonaventure led the rest of the way.Chaz Williams led UMass (16-9, 6-6) with 26 points and 12 assists. Terrell Vinson added 20 points.
Chaz Williams of UMass had 26 points, 12 assists and four steals in the loss. He is the first player to reach those thresholds since D.J. Cooper of Ohio in 2010.
St. Bonaventure was 32 for 33 (97.0%) from the free throw line on Wednesday. The last time a team had a better free-throw percentage while making at least 32 free throws was in January 2006, when Bowling Green went 34-35 (97.1%) from the stripe.
Eric Mosley scored 39 points and was 10-10 from the free throw line Wednesday. He joins Corey Hawkins of UC Davis as the only players to score at least 39 points and be perfect from the free throw line in a D-I game this season (min. 10 FTA).