By: Joe Phelan, Assistant Sports Editor, @jphelan13
Mosley for Three: Eric Mosley had a career-high 39 points, including five three-pointers as the Bonnies defeated the Minutemen 99-94
Freebies: St. Bonaventure took advantage of UMass’ 29 fouls. The Bonnies connected on 32-33 free throws (97 percent)
Senior Stars: Seniors Mosley, Demitrius Conger, and Chris Johnson and Marquise Simmons combined to score 85 points.
CJ Delivers: Johnson scored a career-high 22 points. He also had seven rebounds and three assists.
Complete Game: Conger had 16 points, 13 rebounds, four assists and one block. He netted timely three-pointers in the second half.
KO’d: UMass had four players (Sampson Carter, Terrell Vinson, Maxie Esho and Raphiael Putney) foul out.
Key Postgame Quotes:
Coach Mark Schmidt: “Eric (Mosley) couldn’t have played better offensively.”
Coach Mark Schmidt: “Some how, some way we scored more points then them.”
Coach Mark Schmidt: “You are going to hit some adversity. It how you deal with that adversity that determines the outcome.
Coach Mark Schmidt: “A team scores 63 points in the second half, and you still win.”
Chris Johnson: “We trying to get to Brooklyn.”
Chris Johnson: “Looking at the playoff picture, we needed this win.”