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Saint Joseph’s Defeats St. Bonaventure

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Langston Galloway hit five 3-pointers on his way to scoring a career-high 27 points to lead Saint Joseph’s to a 79-65 victory over St. Bonaventure on Saturday.

Galloway was 5 of 7 from the 3-point line as the Hawks (8-20, 3-11 Atlantic 10 Conference) broke a three-game losing streak.

Saint Joseph’s shot a season-high 61.5 percent from the field (24 of 39) — 66.7 percent in the first half (12 of 18) — and 64.7 percent from 3-point range (11 of 17).

The Hawks used a 13-4 run to open the second to pull away from the Bonnies (15-12, 7-7) and take a 51-38 lead with 13:09 left. Andrew Nicholson’s three-point play cut the score to 56-52 with 6:36 to play, but Saint Joseph’s scored eight of the next 10 points.

Carl Jones added 20 points and C.J. Aiken scored a career-high 14 for the Hawks.

Nicholson scored 28 and Michael Davenport had 11 for St. Bonaventure.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)