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...
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...
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January 15, 2014
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...
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...
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January 14, 2014
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.
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January 11, 2014
Marquise Simmons scored 19 points and pulled down 11 rebounds to lead St. Bonaventure to a 67-58 come-from-behind win over UMass-Lowell Tuesday night.
Andell Cumberbatch also had a double-double, totaling 13 points and 11 rebounds for the Bonnies (6-2). Matthew Wright contributed 15 points.
St. Bonaventure could not get the ball in the basket in the first half, making only 8 of...
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December 03, 2013
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Last season the Bonnies began the “Post Nicholson Era” with questions surrounding...
Demitrius Conger scored 22 points but it wasn’t enough for the Bonnies on Wednesday night as they fell on the road to Dayton 75-63.
St. Bonaventure struggled defensively, allowing the Flyers to shoot 53.1% from the field and sent Dayton to the line 20 times.
Conger had a great game for the Bonnies, shooting 8-11 from the field but saw no-one else step up in the loss.
Andrew NicholsonSt. Bonaventure - Senior (Born 1989)Power Forward6'10" 234lbsThe Good:- 7'4" wingspan- huge hands- terrific scorer- can score in post ups, jump shots, isolations- has three-point range on his jumper- good foul shooter- good shot blocker- experienced - played big minutes all four years in college
The Bad:- will be 23-years-old when the season...
A California small forward, Dion Wright, is heading cross-country to join the St. Bonaventure Bonnies.
Fresh off winning their first Atlantic 10 Conference tournament, the Andrew Nicholson-led St. Bonaventure Bonnies were awarded the 14th seed in the NCAA tournament's East Region, and will open against Florida State at Nashville, Tenn., on Friday.
The Bonnies (20-11) learned of their seeding in Atlantic City, N.J., on Sunday, hours after beating Xavier 67-56 in the championship...
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March 11, 2012
The Atlantic 10 announced Monday that St. Bonaventure forward Andrew Nicholson has been named the Atlantic 10 Player of the Year for the 2011-12 season. The 6-9 forward led the Bonnies to there best win total since 2001-02 while leading the league in scoring with 17.9 points per game. Nicholson is projected to be a late first/early second round draft pick in this year’s NBA draft...
St. Bonaventure is officially on a roll. The Bonnies took down Richmond 62-47 on Saturday night in a stifling defensive performance by the Bonnies. St. Bonaventure was in control of the game from the very get go as they started the game on a 10-0 run. From there, Richmond would close the gap, but never presented a serious threat to the Bonnies, as they were horrendous on offense...
I guess Canadians are getting better at college basketball. Illinois has faced two Canadian born NBA draft prospects this week. Robert Sacre from Gonzaga was the first; 6-9, 240 lb. Ontario native Andrew Nicholson was the second.
The Illini had the UGLIEST win in human history, 48-43 over the St Bonaventure Bonnies this week, and Nicholson was the focal point for the Bonnies on...
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St. Bonaventure Bonnies coach Mark Schmidt suffered a tough loss at #22 Illinois last night.
Up 39-30 with less than six minutes to go, it looked like his Bonnies were going to get the school’s first victory over a ranked opponent since 2002. Instead the UGLIER than it sounds game with a 48-43 final score was in Illini favor.
Schmidt’s postgame press conference was sullen, especially...