Loyola-Maryland will visit the Reilly Center on Dec. 8, the program announced, while the Bonnies have officially entered into a new home-and-home agreement with Northeastern University that begins in Boston on Dec. 22. The Huskies will make a return trip to the Reilly Center in the 2022-23 season…
By CHUCKIE MAGGIO St. Bonaventure is hopeful it has found its post-Ironman Five core already, that beyond the promise of the 2021-22 squad there is a new crop of NCAA Tournament appearances starring this year’s newcomers. With five fifth-year decisions coming next offseason, however, Bona has been no less busy traveling to summer games and […]
Bona assistant Woodall takes role on Fordham staff; Bonnies to fill first assistant coaching vacancy since 2019
By CHUCKIE MAGGIO St. Bonaventure assistant coach Tray Woodall has accepted a position on Fordham head coach Kyle Neptune’s staff, multiple sources confirmed Wednesday. Woodall, a former University of Pittsburgh star who scored over 1,000 collegiate points, helped lead the Bonnies to 35 victories and an Atlantic 10 championship in his two seasons on the […]
The Bucks ripped off a 216-112 regular season record in Lanier’s four full seasons, winning their division each year. He ranks 28th on the franchise scoring list despite missing 43 regular season games in the 1982-83 campaign due to omnipresent knee issues.
Bona will face either Clemson or Temple in the second round on Nov. 19 and, if it wins both matchups, could meet Bob Huggins and 2021 NCAA Tournament participant West Virginia in the Nov. 21 final.
By CHUCKIE MAGGIO St. Bonaventure women’s basketball players Tori Harris and Nikki Oppenheimer sat on the steps that lead to the Richter Center hardwood and made their initial pitches to be pitchwomen. “DMs are open for any paid partnerships,” Harris said on an Instagram story. “DMs are open,” Oppenheimer reiterated. Harris and Oppenheimer, who boast […]
Bona believes the Huskies, who compiled an 8-2 Colonial Athletic Association record in 2020-21 and defeated William & Mary in the first round of the CAA Tournament before falling to Drexel, could represent a Quadrant 2 opportunity on its NCAA Tournament résumé. The Huskies return four of their five starters, including redshirt senior Shaquille Walters, who produced 10.5 points a game and shot over 38 percent from 3-point range last season. Jahmyl Telfort, that group’s sixth man, is the leading returning scorer after averaging 11.8 points a night.
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.