The St. Bonaventure Bonnies jumped all over Florida St. in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, and survived a strong Seminoles run to take a 34-28 lead into halftime.
St. Bonaventure scored the game's first seven points and led by as many as 10 points during the first half, taking a 22-12 advantage on an Eric Mosley three with 10:29 remaining. But Florida St. came racing back to make it a game, scoring the next eight points in less than a minute and a half.
Andrew Nicholson, the Atlantic 10 Conference Player of the Year, led St. Bonaventure with 12 points.
Bernard James had eight points to pace Florida St.