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.
By CHUCKIE MAGGIO Eddie Creal’s next time on the St. Bonaventure campus will be his first. The COVID-19 virus barred Creal, like so many collegiate prospects, from visiting colleges this spring and gaining the full breadth of experience athletes are nearly always afforded before deciding their next chapter. Tours and pickup games have been replaced […]
Bobby Planutis and Matt Johnson are the two most recent players to transfer out of the St. Bonaventure program before exhausting their college eligibility
Planutis came to Bona billed as a sharpshooter after making 33 three-pointers in 67 three-point attempts in his freshman year at Mount St. Mary’s. He played 116 minutes before making his first official three in a Bona uniform, missing his first 11.
SBU’s newcomers adapted quickly to college ball. Alejandro Vasquez had two double-figure scoring nights in his first four games, while Justin Winston had four in the first five and started each game from the Rutgers win through the regular season finale. Jaren English missed the first five games with a broken hand but was a daily starter when healthy.
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.
Dayton’s win over George Washington this weekend completed the first 18-0 season in Atlantic 10 history and the league’s first perfect conference record since George Washington in 2005-06. It was also the culmination of a fruitful awards season on the A-10 and national level for the No. 3 team in the nation.