- Associated Press - Saturday, March 4, 2017

SAINT BONAVENTURE, N.Y. (AP) - Jaylen Adams scored 17 points with nine assists and made all 12 of his free throws, and St. Bonaventure held off UMass 60-56 on Saturday to end its regular season by clinching the No. 5 seed in the upcoming Atlantic 10 Conference Tournament.

Malik Hines scored eight points in an 11-0 run and UMass rallied to a 41-36 lead on Chris Baldwin’s layup with 12:56 left in the game. The lead flip-flopped before David Andoh hit a jumper with 2:31 to go for a 54-53 Bonnies’ lead.

UMass closed to 58-56 on Dejon Jarreau’s layup with 13 seconds left, but Adams sealed it with two from the line with 12 seconds left.

Andoh added 12 points for the Bonnies (19-11, 11-7), who made 21 of 24 free throws to the Minutemen’s 6 of 13, but were outrebounded 43-35 and outscored 38-22 in the paint.

Hines had 15 points and 13 rebounds for UMass (14-17, 4-14) and Baldwin had 10.


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