MURFREESBORO, Tenn. -- Osun Osunniyi had 15 points to lead five Saint Bonaventure players in double figures as the Bonnies stretched their win streak to seven games, narrowly defeating Middle Tennessee 66-65 on Saturday.
The victory gave coach Mark Schmidt his 300th career win.
Middle Tennessee State led 62-57 after a Reggie Scurry layup with two minutes remaining. Osunniyi slammed home a dunk to tie it a 62-62 before Antonio Green drained a 3 to give the Blue Raiders a 65-62 lead with :41 left. Lofton answered with a layup and Welch hit a jumper for the winner with :13 remaining.
C.J. Jones scored a career-high 26 points for the Blue Raiders (4-8).
Saint Bonaventure (8-4) takes on Buffalo on the road next Monday. Middle Tennessee matches up against Rhode Island at home next Sunday.
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