Bonnies knock off #21 UMass


St. Bonaventure upset a top-25 team for the first time in more than 14 years Wednesday night, topping 21st-ranked UMass 78-65.

The Bonnies held a 26-25 lead at halftime and never gave it back. UMass rallied to pull back within one point with eight minutes left in the game, but St. Bonaventure answered with a run of its own to put the game out of reach.

Five Bonnies reached double digits in points, led by Charlon Kloof’s 14.

The win snapped a 24-game losing streak against ranked opponents. The Bonnies’ last win against a top-25 team came back on January 15th, 2000, when J.R. Bremer’s game-winning three gave St. Bonaventure a 56-55 win over Temple. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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