OLEAN, N.Y. -- — Daryl Banks III scored 36 points to lead St. Bonaventure over Saint Joseph's 89-76 on Sunday.
Banks shot 10 for 18 (4 for 10 from 3-point range) and 12 of 15 from the free throw line for the Bonnies (14-16, 8-9 Atlantic 10 Conference). Chad Venning scored 13 points and added six rebounds. Yann Farell shot 4 for 8, including 3 for 6 from beyond the arc to finish with 13 points. The Bonnies broke a five-game slide.
St. Bonaventure took the lead with 19:22 remaining in the first half and did not give it up. The score was 48-38 at halftime, with Banks racking up 14 points. The Bonnies extended their lead to 75-58 during the second half, fueled by an 8-0 scoring run. Banks scored a team-high 22 points in the second half as his team closed out the win.
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