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The Milwaukee Bucks are signing St. Bonaventure product Jaylen Adams to compete in training camp, according to ESPN. Adams was waived by the Atlanta Hawks after he struggled in the NBA Summer League last month in Las Vegas. He averaged 9.2 points and 2.8 assists in 28.1 minutes in four games but shot just 25 percent from the field and 17.6 percent from three-point range…

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The Atlanta Hawks are converting the two-way contract of former St. Bonaventure star guard Jaylen Adams into an NBA deal, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. The report says Adams will receive a partial guarantee for next season. Adams has shuttled between the Erie (Pa.) BayHawks of the G-League and the Hawks. He appeared in 19 games with Erie and averaged 14.6 p…

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Jaylen Adams, the former star guard for St. Bonaventure University, is returning to the NBA. Adams has been transferred from the Erie BayHawks of the NBA G League to the Atlanta Hawks, the Hawks announced. Adams, who has a two-way contract with the Hawks, started seven games for Erie and was averaging 18.4 points, 3.6 assists, 3.3 rebounds and 2.3 steals in more than…

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Former St. Bonaventure guard Jaylen Adams wasn’t selected in Thursday’s NBA Draft but found a landing spot less than 24 hours later. The 2018 co-Atlantic 10 Player of the Year signed a two-way contract with the Atlanta Hawks on Friday. Two-way contracts, first introduced by the league last season, allow players to spend up to 45 days with the NBA franchise. Once a playe…

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Jaylen Adams hasn't stayed in one place for long this spring. The former St. Bonaventure point guard has worked out with 13 teams from coast-to-coast in preparation for Thursday night's NBA Draft at the Brooklyn-based Barclays Center  (7 p.m., ESPN). Let's run down the list: The Phoenix Suns, Indiana Pacers, Charlotte Hornets, Los Angeles Lakers, Detroit Pistons, Atl…

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The College Power 10 ranks the top performers each week in Western New York collegiate athletics. With the collegiate slate over, we look back at the best from 2017-18. 1. University at Buffalo women's basketball: As the Bulls tore through most of the regular season slate, coach Felisha Legette-Jack echoed the same sentiment: The Mid-American Conference is a multi-bid lea…

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If you watched TruTV's broadcast of St. Bonaventure's thrilling victory against UCLA, you saw the range of emotions experienced by Yolanda Adams. The mother – and biggest supporter – of Bonnies star guard Jaylen Adams, Yolanda was shown clapping, high-fiving those she was sitting with, head in hands at one point and more. And when it was all over, Jaylen went straigh…

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Here is what St. Bonaventure coach Mark Schmidt and stars Jaylen Adams and Courtney Stockard said after the Bonnies' NCAA Tournament First Four victory against UCLA: COACH SCHMIDT: What a game. You know we've got great tradition at Bonaventure. We heard all week -- and when I got the job here 11 years ago, we hear the stories about 1970 and how disappointing it was that…

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St. Bonaventure conducted a news conference Monday in Dayton, Ohio, in advance of its First Four game Tuesday (9:10 p.m., TruTV) against UCLA. Here are comments from coach Mark Schmidt and players Jaylen Adams, Matt Mobley and Idris Taqqee. Q. Jaylen, as a senior I know this is your first time here, but you do bring a wealth of veteran leadership. How do you kind of tak…

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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. 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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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…