By CHUCKIE MAGGIO Mike Rhodes and Mark Schmidt each fielded the question by trying to draw impartial fans to their side. Which team, Dayton Daily News reporter David Jablonski asked, should Dayton fans root for during Sunday's Atlantic 10 Championship Game at University of Dayton Arena: VCU or St. Bonaventure? "I hope they cheer for the black and gold," Rams coach Mike … [Read more...] about Legacies in the “LOWD” House: St. Bonaventure and VCU’s best wins in UD Arena
By CHUCKIE MAGGIO Jalen Adaway was still in full uniform when he decided his night on Bob Lanier Court wasn't finished. He started at the free throw line and shot for a bit before moving to the opposite 3-point arc, shooting jumpers from the exact spot he'd missed a buzzer-beating overtime bid 45 minutes prior. Adaway led all scorers during one of St. Bonaventure's most … [Read more...] about “Sluggish” Bonnies drop regular season finale
By CHUCKIE MAGGIO Mark Schmidt made his message loud and clear when he addressed his newly crowned Atlantic 10 champions on Saturday afternoon. "Now, we don't want to end the season with a loss," Schmidt remarked, as captured in a video from the team's official Twitter account. "You should be hungrier now to finish the season with a win at home; to go undefeated at home; to … [Read more...] about Bonnies preaching “unfinished business” ahead of regular season finale
By CHUCKIE MAGGIO and JOHN LIKANJE Throughout the 1990s, while Obi Toppin’s new employer was firmly ensconced in championship contention, the Atlantic 10 made a habit of sending its best players to the NBA Draft. The A-10 boasted 18 NBA draftees in the decade, eight of whom were first-rounders, including four lottery picks (Temple guard Mark Macon in 1991 and forward Eddie … [Read more...] about Toppin ready to take place among A-10 standouts in the NBA
By CHUCKIE MAGGIO St. Bonaventure's disruptive big man was relegated to the bench in sweatpants, the Bonnies missing their trump card for a second straight Saturday afternoon due to concussion symptoms. Still, the Bonnies, backed by an exuberant Reilly Center crowd, went toe-to-toe with the Rhode Island Rams. Kyle Lofton maneuvered his way past Jeff Dowtin, exploded through the … [Read more...] about Maggio: Who’s the best of the Atlantic 10’s elite point guards?