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St. Bonaventure upsets No. 16 Rhode Island with 77-74 win

Standing alone with the ball under the basket, St. Bonaventure forward LaDarien Griffin had only one thought come to mind.

"Don't miss," Griffin said of his dunk with 21.5 seconds remaining that provided the go-ahead points in the Bonnies 77-74 win over Rhode Island, and snapped the 16th-ranked Rams' 16-game winning streak on Friday night.

Griffin, actually, didn't miss much on either end of the court in a thrilling back-and-forth game in which neither team led by more than six points.

Aside from scoring eight of his 14 points in the final 5:24, the junior forward also got his hand up to alter Jared Terrell's potential game-tying basket with 4.8 seconds...