Siena defeated a shorthanded SBU squad 78-65 at the Albany Times Union Center on Nov. 12, 2019, the last time the teams met. The Bonnies thumped the Saints 82-40 the last time they matched up at the Reilly Center in 2018, the most lopsided victory in series history.
“We have, and will continue to have, so many guys playing at a high level professionally, on top of a rabid, basketball-crazed fan base,” Howard explained. “We think we can eventually consistently be one of the best teams in TBT. We’ve been trying to get it off the ground for a couple years now, and we had a team ready to compete last summer before COVID caused them to drastically cut the field.”
Mellouk, a 6-foot-8 forward from Fork Union (Va.) Military Academy by way of Amsterdam, has signed a grand-in-aid to join the St. Bonaventure men’s basketball team, Bona announced Thursday. Mellouk will have four years of eligibility.
By CHUCKIE MAGGIO What do you get the team that has everything? The St. Bonaventure men’s basketball team has two available scholarships with over two months until the 2021 fall semester begins, and the coaching staff has no obvious needs to meet. The Bonnies intend to fill at least one of those vacancies, a source […]
The Bonnies will play home-and-home series with other conference contenders Richmond, Saint Louis and VCU this season, CBS Sports Network’s Jon Rothstein reported Monday. SBU will also meet longtime rivals Duquesne and Saint Joseph’s twice as it looks to defend its regular season and league tournament championships.
The Panthers, who won the 2020 Missouri Valley regular season championship and made back-to-back NCAA Tournament appearances in 2015-16, represent Bona’s second non-conference schedule addition in three days. The Bonnies expect Ben Jacobson’s team to constitute a Quadrant 2 opportunity on their NCAA at-large resume.
Questa, SBU’s Deputy Director of Athletics since 2013, is entering her 30th year as the senior member of SBU’s athletic administration team. She was promoted to Deputy Director of Athletics after serving 15 years as Bonaventure’s Senior Associate Director of Athletics. This is the fifth time Questa has served as interim AD, most recently in 2012. She replaces Tim Kenney, whose contract was not renewed last week.
By CHUCKIE MAGGIO The NCAA lifted its recruiting dead period on Tuesday and St. Bonaventure has already scheduled its first on-campus visit since before the pandemic. A source told Pickin’ Splinters that 6-foot-4 combo guard Brett Rumpel will take an official visit to campus June 8-9. Rumpel, a Binghamton, N.Y. native, is preparing to play […]
Eleven years after they last met, the St. Bonaventure Bonnies and Virginia Tech Hokies will headline a quadrupleheader on Dec. 17 at Charlotte’s Spectrum Center
By CHUCKIE MAGGIO St. Bonaventure has decided not to renew athletic director Tim Kenney’s contract, the university confirmed Wednesday evening. Spectrum News sports reporter Andy Young first reported that Kenney’s contract was set to expire May 31. A decision on an interim AD will be made no later than June 1. Kenney, who has served […]