Bonnies’ rally not enough to top Saint Louis on road

Bonnies’ rally not enough to top Saint Louis on road

By CHUCKIE MAGGIO St. Bonaventure’s run looked familiar. The Bonnies, as they had against Virginia Commonwealth last month, erased a slow start against a formidable foe in swift fashion, shifting the momentum as they went. Down as many as 13 points after just eight minutes played, Bona held the Saint Louis Billikens without a field […]

Bonnies prepared for Billikens’ physicality in Saturday face-off

Bonnies prepared for Billikens’ physicality in Saturday face-off

Both teams are better than they were last March. Saint Louis was a trendy pick to win the league and started 7-1 before struggling after a month-long COVID-19 pause. The Billikens lost at home to Dayton last Tuesday, allowing Jalen Crutcher to score 27 points, then dropped Wednesday’s visit to La Salle after being doubled up from behind the 3-point arc…

Most pressing questions in the Atlantic 10 Tournament

Most pressing questions in the Atlantic 10 Tournament

Dayton has won just one A-10 Tournament game in the last four years. The Flyers were the No. 1 seed in 2016, but fell in the semis. They were the No. 1 seed again in 2017, but lost to No. 9 seed Davidson. A Thursday eight-nine game loss to VCU followed in 2018 before a quarterfinal loss to No. 6 Saint Louis in their only game last season.

Takeaways: Bonnies overmatched in Saint Louis, will be fifth seed in Brooklyn

Takeaways: Bonnies overmatched in Saint Louis, will be fifth seed in Brooklyn

The Bonnies (19-12, 11-7 A-10) dropped to the fifth seed with the loss and will open A-10 Tournament play at Barclays Center on Thursday at 2:30 p.m. against the winner of Wednesday’s George Mason v.s. St. Joseph’s contest. If the Bonnies get past the Patriots or Hawks, they will get another shot at Saint Louis on Friday in the quarterfinal round, just six days removed from Saturday’s rout.

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