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Welch, Vasquez lead St. Bonaventure past Niagara 87-70

ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. -- Dominick Welch scored 17 points to lead six Saint Bonaventure players in double figures as the Bonnies defeated Niagara 87-70 on Wednesday night. Alejandro Vasquez added 14 points for the Bonnies.

Osun Osunniyi chipped in 13, Kyle Lofton scored 12, Amadi Ikpeze 11 and Justin Winston 10. Lofton also had 11 assists for the Bonnies.

Saint Bonaventure (7-4) posted a season-high 23 assists.

Marcus Hammond scored a career-high 21 points for the Purple Eagles (2-7). Nicholas Kratholm added 10 points. Shandon Brown had nine rebounds and nine assists.

Saint Bonaventure will pursue its seventh straight win on Saturday when the team travels to Middle Tennessee. Niagara takes on Buffalo on the road on Saturday.

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