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A10 Semifinal Day: 5 storylines

Send to KindleBuzzer beaters, the VCU fan blanket throughout Barclays, and George Washington’s systematic disassembling of UMass.  The Atlantic 10 quarterfinals on Friday had it all.  As the rapid fire action of tournament basketball continues this afternoon with the semifinals, here are a few musings… Kloof helped lead the Bonnies to the Big Dance two years ago. Can he do...
Via College Chalktalk
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Gathers' buzzer-beater gives St. Bonaventure upset of #18 Saint Louis

Jordan Gathers' three-pointer as time expired gave St. Bonaventure a thrilling, 71-68 victory over No. 18/17 Saint Louis and put the Bonnies into Saturday's semifinals of the Atlantic 10 Championship Tournament at the Barclays Center. Gather's game-winning capped a stunning second-half comeback that saw the Bonnies overcome a 10-point halftime deficit. The Billikens...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

St. Bonaventure Upsets No. 18 Saint Louis On Jordan Gathers’ Buzzer-Beater

NEW YORK — Regular season, conference tournament, regular season. Saint Louis won three straight championships in the Atlantic 10 before the run slammed to a halt on a buzzer-beating 3-pointer. St. Bonaventure stunned the 18th-ranked Billikens 71-68 in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic 10 tournament Friday on Jordan Gathers’ 3-point shot. “They won three in a row,” coach...
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March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Second-half swoon dooms Billikens in upset loss to St. Bonaventure

Saint Louis University's late-season swoon continued Friday in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic 10 Conference Tournament. This time, however, the 18th-ranked Billikens' second-half struggles earned them an early flight back home from New York. SLU led by 10 points at halftime but wasn't able to put No. 9 seed St. Bonaventure away. The Billikens suffered their fourth...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlantic 10 Tournament: St. Bonaventure Sends St. Louis Packing in Monumental Upset

Jordan Gathers only hit one triple, but it was the biggest shot of the game. Coach Mark Schmidt called it one of the biggest in St. Bonaventure history.With 20 seconds left in regulation, Charlon Kloof dribbled at the top of the key waiting for the clock to drop down into single-digits. Helped by a screen, Kloof went to his right, was caught in a scramble, and found Gathers for the...
Via College Hoops Digest
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Buzzer Beater: St. Bonaventure Beats Top Ranked St. Louis in A-10 Tourney

Boom!One shot. Game on the line. A chance to advance to the Atlantic 10 semi-finals if you can beat defending champ St. Louis.The game is tied at 68 with a couple of seconds left.The ball gets passed around. In a flurry, it ends up in the hands of Jordan Gathers at the top of the circle, just past the three point line.Gathers drills it.Game over. The Bonnies win 71-68Thanks NBCSports...
Via Online Sports Guys
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: St. Bonaventure’s Buzzer Beater Upsets #1 St. Louis

St. Bonaventure has gotten hot at the right time. Entering the A-10 tournament the Bonnies had lost four straight, but now have won two straight. The Bonnies knocked off La Salle on Thursday, and on Friday Jordan Gathers brought win #2. Rallying back from a 10-point deficit, Gathers and the Bonnies had the last possession […]
Via Full Scale Sports
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

The Bonnies Stun St Louis at the Buzzer

There was a major conference tournament shake up in New York yesterday when Villanova went down to Seton Hall. There was a major conference tournament shake up in Brooklyn when the 9 seed St Bonaventure Bonnies upset the top seed in the Atlantic Ten St Louis Billikens 71-68. From SB Nation and Roger Sheridan, here is the video from press row: This is another loss for the Billikens...
Via Bloguin Best
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

St. Bonaventure stuns No. 18 Saint Louis in A-10 quarterfinal

NEW YORK -- Jordan Gathers hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer, and St. Bonaventure stunned No. 18 Saint Louis 71-68 in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic 10 tournament Friday. The ninth-seeded Bonnies (18-14) came into the tourney on a four-game losing streak before beating La Salle on Thursday. They trailed the top-seeded Billikens by 10 points at halftime but rallied behind a swarming...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Jordan Gathers Drills Game Winner As St. Bonaventure Beats St. Louis (Video)

St. Bonaventure’s Jordan Gathers just hit a game winner to beat St. Louis in the A10 Tournament. Gathers hit his shot from damn near the same spot that Sterling Gibbs did yesterday to upset Villanova in the Big East Tournament. This shot by Gathers got the Bonnies to next round where they’ll play either St. Joes or Dayton. Gathers is the nephew of late Philadelphia hoops legend...
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March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

St. Bonaventure Beats St. Louis With 3 At The Buzzer (Video)

St. Bonaventure’s Jordan Gathers just hit a game winner to beat St. Louis in the A10 Tournament. Gathers hit his shot from damn near the same spot that Sterling Gibbs did yesterday to upset Villanova in the Big East Tournament. This shot by Gathers got the Bonnies to next round where they’ll play either St. Joes or Dayton. Gathers is the nephew of late Philadelphia hoops legend...
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March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

St. Bonaventure beats Saint Louis on Jordan Gathers’ game-winner

Jordan Gathers hit a game-winning shot as time expired to give the Bonnies the 71-68 win over No.18 Saint Louis.  Saint Louis is a lock for the tournament, but Saint Louis will need to win its next two to get into the NCAAs. The post St. Bonaventure beats Saint Louis on Jordan Gathers’ game-winner appeared first on Diehardsport.
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March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: St. Bonaventure’s Jordan Gathers Hits Buzzer-Beater To Knock Off Saint Louis

St. Bonaventure is not going to receive an at-large bid to play in this year’s NCAA Tournament. But heading into this weekend, all hope is not lost for the Bonnies. Junior guard Jordan Gathers hit a buzzer-beater against No. 18 Saint Louis to keep his team alive in the Atlantic 10 Tournament. His jumper came with the score tied at 68-68. Via gifdsports: The Billikens are still...
Via College Spun
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: St. Bonaventure Nails Ice-Cold Buzzer Beater To Top Saint Louis

With ice-water running through his veins, St. Bonaventure's Jordan Gathers nailed this game-winning buzzer beater to top Saint Louis.
Via Gamedayr
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

St. Bonaventure edges Duquesne 71-67

Matthew Wright scored 22 points, including the clinching free throws with 12 seconds left, as St. Bonaventure edged Duquesne 71-67 Wednesday. Youssou Ndoye's layup on a Wright feed with 33 seconds left broke a tie at 67 and then Derrick Colter, who hit buzzer-beating 3-pointer to give Duquesne a win in the first matchup, missed two free throws, setting the stage for Wright&...
Via AP on Fox
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

St. Bonaventure Bonnies Take Down #21 UMass, 78-65

The Short Story: For the first time since 2000, St. Bonaventure has a win over a ranked opponent. Using balanced scoring, superb free throw shooting and a feisty defensive effort, the Bonnies defeated #21/19 Massachusetts 78-65 on Wednesday night in front of a raucous Reilly Center crowd. St. Bonaventure had lost 24 consecutive games to ranked teams, including a 73-68 decision to...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Bonnies upset No. 21 UMass, 78-65

Youssou Ndoye scored 11 of his 12 points in the second half, and St. Bonaventure clamped down on defense in upsetting No. 21 Massachusetts 78-65 on Wednesday night. Guard Matthew Wright, with 11 points, got the raucous crowd on its feet by putting the finishing touches on the win with a 3-pointer with 55 seconds remaining. The Bonnies (13-8, 3-4 Atlantic 10) ended a 24-game losing...
Via AP on Fox
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

St. Bonaventure races past La Salle 66-51

Charlon Kloof scored 18 points and finished with seven assists and St. Bonaventure handed La Salle its first Atlantic 10 Conference loss, 66-51 on Wednesday night. La Salle (11-7, 3-1) led by eight with 8:53 left in the first half, but the Bonnies quickly fired off nine-straight points and pushed ahead by three at the break. The Explorers trailed by just four with 12:39 left on...
Via AP on Fox
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 24 Billikens top Bonnies in typical grind-it-out fashion

ST. LOUIS -- The No. 24 Saint Louis Billikens say that making the Top 25 is no big deal. And they certainly didn't let their being ranked for the first time this season change the way they play. In their 66-60 victory over St. Bonaventure Wednesday night at Chaifetz Arena, SLU played its usual overpowering defense, was typically tough on the boards and shot, well, let's just...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 24 Saint Louis beats St. Bonaventure

Saint Louis' first game since cracking the Top 25 this season wasn't pretty. Dwayne Evans scored 18 points, Rob Loe had 11 rebounds and three blocked shots and the 24th-ranked Billikens held off St. Bonaventure 66-60 on Wednesday night. ''It's not easy to score against them, it's not easy to defend them,'' coach Jim Crews said. ''I'm...
Via AP on Fox
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Recap: No. 24 Saint Louis fights past St. Bonaventure 66-60

ST. LOUIS -- Dwayne Evans scored 18 points and No. 24 Saint Louis won its first game since breaking into the Top 25 for the first time, holding off St. Bonaventure 66-60 on Wednesday night. Jordair Jett scored 10 of his 15 points in the second half for Saint Louis (16-2, 3-0 Atlantic 10), which has won 10 in a row. The start is the school's best since the 1993-94 team was 19...
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January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

St. Bonaventure-Saint Louis Preview

Saint Louis has relied on its usual stingy defense to maintain a lengthy win streak and reach the Top 25 for the first time this season. The No. 24 Billikens try for a 10th straight victory Wednesday night against a St. Bonaventure team looking to scare a ranked team on the road for the second straight game. Saint Louis (15-2, 2-0 Atlantic 10) is allowing less than 60 points per...
Via AP on Fox
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Bonnies can't hold late lead; fall to No. 19 UMass

St. Bonaventure seemed to have everything lined up for the upset. Then, the pressure of beating a ranked team, appeared to make the Boonies become too cautious. Trey Davis missed eight of his first nine shots from the floor before scoring a pair of baskets in the closing two minutes to help No. 19 Massachusetts rally for a 73-68 win over St. Bonaventure on Saturday. The Bonnies...
Via AP on Fox
January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

St. Bonaventure rolls past winless Cornell 81-57

Jordan Gathers scored 20 points, while Matthew Wright added 16 with six rebounds and six assists to help St. Bonaventure put away Cornell 81-57 Saturday. The Bonnies (10-4) shot 50 percent from the field and were 10 of 22 on 3-point attempts. Dion Wright had 16 points and Charlon Koof chipped in 12. St. Bonaventure was nursing a 17-14 lead when Matthew Wright and Gathers each hit...
Via AP on Fox
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

St. Bonaventure defeats Delaware 80-73

Matthew Wright scored 23 points and St. Bonaventure defeated Delaware 80-73 on Monday night. Youssou Ndoye added 15 points and a career-high six blocks in the Bonnies' second win in a row. The Bonnies (9-4) took the lead for good early on and were up 40-28 at halftime thanks to 50 percent shooting that included 11 points from Wright. A 3-pointer by Kyle Anderson got the Blue...
Via AP on Fox
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss
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