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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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Jalen Adaway, a 6-5 guard from Logansport, Ind., has committed to St. Bonaventure University after spending two years at Miami (Ohio).  Adaway made the announcement during a gathering in his hometown. He will sit out the upcoming season according to NCAA transfer rules and will have two seasons of eligibility remaining. Adaway averaged 7.5 points and 5.0 rebounds per…

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Within hours of the announcement that St. Bonaventure planned to celebrate the 100th anniversary of its basketball program, athletic director Tim Kenney took a quick inventory of his text messages. One was from a graduate who had already made plans to return to campus the first weekend of December, when the athletic department will honor its Final Four team from 1970. …

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St. Bonaventure University will honor the 50th anniversary of the 1969-70 Final Four team On Dec. 7 at the Reilly Center as part of the school's 100th anniversary basketball season. Players and coaches are expected to attend, including Basketball Hall of Famer Bob Lanier and former head coach Larry Weise. "The banner that hangs in the Reilly Center for the Final Four…

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Junior college guard Matt Johnson signed a national letter of intent with St. Bonaventure men's basketball Thursday. Johnson, who is from Baltimore, played last season at Howard College in Big Spring, Texas., and was named all-conference in the Western Junior College Athletic Conference after averaging 14.3 points, 4.8 rebounds and 2.4 assists in 17 minutes per game. He…

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NEW YORK – The Bonnies were so close to dancing, once again. But their magical late-season run ended in frustration. St. Bonaventure raced to an early 15-point lead but managed just 19 points in the second half as Saint Louis rallied and hung on for a 55-53 victory in the Atlantic 10 Conference Tournament championship game Sunday, sucking the wind out of thousands of…

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NEW YORK — Courtney Stockard was having one of the worst games of his career at the worst possible time. St. Bonaventure was getting blasted, down 15 points late in the first half of its stunning 68-51 victory over Rhode Island in the Atlantic 10 Conference Tournament semifinals on Saturday at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, and the Bonnies’ all-conference senior forwa…

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NEW YORK – St. Bonaventure will play for the Atlantic 10 Conference tournament championship, despite beginning the season with a 4-10 record, despite trailing by 15 points in its semifinal matchup with Rhode Island. After a remarkable momentum swing that mirrored their season, the Bonnies are somehow just one win away from their first conference tournament title since 2…

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NEW YORK – St. Bonaventure center Osun Osunniyi didn’t much care that he set the program’s single-season freshman record for blocked shots, swatting three as the Bonnies defeated George Mason, 68-57, in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic 10 Conference tournament Friday at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. “I’m not really into all the personal awards and stuff like that,” …

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NEW YORK — St. Bonaventure coach Mark Schmidt called freshman guard Dominick Welch the "X-factor" heading into the postseason, noting that the former Cheektowaga star had come on strong after missing nine games with a bruised foot. But Schmidt didn't foresee a performance quite like this. Welch set career highs with 20 points, six 3s and three blocks, and fellow fres…

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St. Bonaventure coach Mark Schmidt knows what it’ll take for the Bonnies to advance to the NCAA Tournament for a second consecutive season. There will be no at-large bid, as there was a year ago. The path forward is clear. “The only way we are going to reach our ultimate goal, to get to the NCAA Tournament, is to win the conference tournament,” Schmidt said. “That…

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ALLEGANY — Courtney Stockard wasn’t going out like that. Not in his final game at the Reilly Center. Not against Saint Louis, his hometown team. Not with fourth place in the Atlantic 10 regular season standings and a double bye in next week’s conference tournament on the line. Stockard scored a team-high 20 points, including eight consecutive late in the second ha…

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St. Bonaventure's men's basketball team has received a verbal commitment from junior college shooting guard Matt Johnson, according to multiple outlets. Johnson, listed at 6-4, 170, is playing his second season at Howard College in Spring, Texas. Johnson averaged 14 points, five rebounds and two assists and shot 40 percent from three-point range for a team that finished…

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Mark Schmidt is on the verge of breaking a 46-year-old record at St. Bonaventure. With his next win, Schmidt will surpass Larry Weise as No. 1 on Bona’s all-time coaching victories list. Weise, who quit as coach in 1973, went 202-90 in 12 seasons. Schmidt, in his 12th year, stands at 202-166. Of course, the college basketball world is far different than it was 46 yea…

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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…