Broome scores 18 points, Auburn defeats St. Bonaventure 77-60
Nov 17, 2023, 10:21 pm
NEW YORK — — Johni Broome scored 18 points, Jaylin Williams added a double-double and Auburn defeated St. Bonaventure 77-60 Friday night in the championship game of the Legends Classic at Barclays Center.
The Tigers broke open the game late in the first half, going on a 26-11 run and leading 48-28 at halftime. Auburn hit five 3-pointers in the nine-minute stretch and was 7-for-14 from distance in the half.
Broome made 7-of-11 shots, Williams scored 11 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, and Jones finished with 12 points for the Tigers (3-1).
The Bonnies had won seven of their past 10 games against Power Six foes. Included in that run were victories over the ACC (3-1), Big 12 (2-0), Pac-12 (1-0) and Big East (1-2).
Auburn hosts Alabama A&M on Tuesday and St. Bonaventure hosts Bucknell on Wednesday.
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