St. Bonaventure-Maryland Eastern Shore game cancelled due to power outage

Courtesy of GoBonnies.com

ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. – Due to a power outage, Wednesday’s scheduled men’s basketball game between game between St. Bonaventure and Maryland Eastern Shore was cancelled.

Power was lost in the Reilly Center around 6:15 p.m. The outage also affected several other buildings on campus. Crews responded quickly to address the problem. At approximately 8:15, power was restored but only lasted for about five minutes. It was determined by 8:45that it would not be possible to play the game. Power was still off as of 9:30 p.m.

During the outage, the Reilly Center’s emergency lights remained on, powered by backup generators.

Officials from the schools have begun talks about a makeup date, but no decisions will be finalized until Thursday. In the event that the game is rescheduled and played in the Reilly Center, all tickets for would be good for that game only. If the game is not made up, St. Bonaventure will announce a refund/exchange policy to address this situation.

St. Bonaventure’s next game is slated for this Saturday, Nov, 18, at home against Jackson State at 4:00.

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