By CHUCKIE MAGGIO The 2020 Rhode Island Rams are acquiring a taste of how St. Bonaventure has lived for over a decade now. “No one wants to play us,” Cox told CBS Sports college basketball reporter Jon Rothstein on Friday. “It’s real simple.” The Bonnies can perennially relate. A “power conference” team hasn’t visited the […]
The Bonnies will practice 30 times between 2:45 on Friday and Nov. 24, the day before their expected season opener at Mohegan Sun in Connecticut.
Kyle Lofton, Dominick Welch, Jaren Holmes (formerly English), Justin Winston and Osun Osunniyi started 16 games together and the Bonnies went 11-5 in those games; they were 8-7 with any other combination.
ESPN insider Adrian Wojnarowski reported last Friday that Vanterpool will interview for the Houston Rockets opening.
Dates and opponents are yet to be finalized, but a source said the program expects a “quality field.”
Teams can start practicing 12 hours a week starting Sept. 21, while official practice can begin on Oct. 14. They can play a maximum of 27 games, a four-game decrease from 2019-20, but programs must play a minimum of 13 contests to qualify for 2021 NCAA Tournament selection.
The Bonnies commenced individual workouts last Wednesday following negative COVID-19 test results from players who returned to campus. Bona athletes must test negative for coronavirus twice, once in their hometowns and once upon arrival to campus, before being cleared to participate.
Lanier was fresh off averaging 27.3 points and 15.6 rebounds per game as a junior. If he weren’t playing at the same time as “Pistol” Pete Maravich, the most prolific scorer in college basketball history, and Lew Alcindor, the most decorated winner in college basketball history, he may have been the most sought-after amateur player.
Last Monday, English and classmate Julia Schnieder co-published an article on prominent fact-checking website PolitiFact. The piece examined University at Buffalo clinical assistant professor Jamie Nadler’s quotes in a Buffalo News article asserting that small trials to test convalescent plasma therapy for coronavirus patients “seem to have had some degree of success.”
Shaw chose Bona over offers from Manhattan, Southern Illinois, Illinois-Chicago and Cleveland State. He averaged 10.9 points, 6.9 rebounds and two blocks a game at Triton, helping the Trojans to a 56-11 overall record and two Region IV championship appearances.