ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. -- Matthew Wright had a double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds, as St. Bonaventure overwhelmed Abilene Christian 75-47 Monday.
St. Bonaventure (2-0) got off to a slow start making only 9 of 23 field goals in the first half. That changed in the second as they hit 48.5% from the floor.
LaDarrien Williams, who finished with 18 points, had Abilene Christian (0-2) out front 22-18 with 7:38 to go in the first. The Bonnies took the lead for good 25-24 on two Wright free throws at the 3:43 mark. The Wildcats were staying close until Gathers hit a three-point jumper at the end of the half to stretch St. Bonaventure's lead to 33-25. St. Bonaventure dominated in the final period.