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ALLEGANY – Matt McCall is a rookie coach in the Atlantic 10, so he hasn't even taken his first lap around the track with the University of Massachusetts. He was well aware that St. Bonaventure beat Syracuse last weekend. He watched Bona beat Maryland and take apart other teams. McCall studied up on Jaylen Adams and Matt Mobley, who make up one of the better backcourt co…

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The College Power 10 ranks the top performers each week in Western New York collegiate athletics. 1. St. Bonaventure men's basketball: Jaylen Adams scored 23 points and played the entire game as the Bonnies defeated Syracuse, 60-57, in overtime. It was St. Bonaventure's first victory against the Orange since 1981 and its first-ever  over Syracuse at the Carrier Dome. Th…

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The College Power 10 ranks the top performers each week in Western New York collegiate athletics. 1. Canisius men's hockey: The Golden Griffins dampened the hopes of Niagara fans, sweeping the Purple Eagles in a home-and-home series the weekend after Niagara moved into the USCHO poll. Canisius defeated the No. 20 Purple Eagles 4-2 on Friday and 8-2 on Saturday, extendin…

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A St. Bonaventure basketball player had his jersey stolen at the team hotel in Buffalo on Wednesday night before the Bonnies' game at Canisius,  school spokesman Steve Mest confirmed. Mest said the jerseys were laid out by the team managers for the players to pick up after the pregame dinner, but Courtney Stockard's jersey was missing. Stockard, a junior swingman who…

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The College Power 10 ranks the top performers each week in Western New York collegiate athletics. 1. Brockport football: Multiple former Section VI players came up big for Brockport again this weekend, helping propel the Golden Eagles to the Division III final four. Niagara Falls graduate DaQuan Hubbard caught five balls for 125 yards and former South Park star Tyree Br…

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The College Power 10 ranks the top performers each week in Western New York collegiate athletics. 1. St. Bonaventure men's basketball: Courtney Stockard hit a layup with 3.2 seconds remaining to complete the Bonnies' upset victory against previously unbeaten Maryland Friday at the Emerald Coast Classic. Stockard, who missed the previous two games with injury, scored a c…

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There were few stressed viewers in Olean on Saturday, as both St. Bonaventure’s men’s and women’s teams won by double digits. The women started the day by showing off their balanced offense in a 70-51 victory against Eastern Michigan. Four Bonnies scored 10 or more points, led by McKenna Maycock with 15. The men played their first game since the season-opening loss t…

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Everyone in Olean is excited to see the St. Bonaventure guard combination of Jaylen Adams and Matt Mobley wreck havoc on college basketball again. The top returning scoring duo in Division I basketball was expected to return to action tonight in the opener against Niagara, but an injury in the Bonnies' scrimmage with Alfred could push that back. The status of Adams, the…

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