- Nov 21, 2019
- St. Bonaventure
For the first time in three years, the St. Bonaventure Bonnies (8-1, 6-1 Conf.) received votes in this week’s AP Top 25 Poll. Winners of six in a row, Bona was awarded six votes, which is good for 41st in the country. For what it’s worth, the 25th ranked team, the Louisville Cardinals of the ACC, recieved 117 total votes.
Nonetheless, with St. Bonaventure on the periphery of the Top 25, we should now explore Bona’s chances of going to the NCAA Tournament in 2021, which will take place entirely in Indianapolis.
During each press conference so far this season, St. Bonaventure Coach Mark Schmidt has fielded questions regarding Bonaventure’s standing in the Atlantic 10 or on the possibility of securing an NCAA Tournament Berth. In each instance, he has redirected the question and has said that his goal is to focus solely on their next opponent, regardless of where Bona sits in the standings.
But we are roughly mid-way through this unprecedented college basketball season...