- Nov 21, 2019
ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. – The Duquesne Dukes walked into the Reilly Center as the Atlantic 10’s top-scoring team, averaging close to 76 points per game. Yet, the St. Bonaventure Bonnies stymied their offense for all 40 minutes, as the Brown and White prevailed over their longtime rivals, 65-56.
St. Bonaventure’s victory Wednesday improves their record to 4-2 in the Atlantic 10, just one game back of first place currently held by St. Louis, Dayton, and VCU, who all have a record of 5-1.
The Bonnies now sit at 10-9 on the year, with nine of those wins coming in the comfortable confines of the Reilly Center.
After Duquesne scored the opening basket, Yann Farell, the 6-foot-6 freshman from Gabon, hit a 3-pointer 93 seconds into the game to put the home team up 3-to-2. The Bonnies never looked back from there as they embarked on a 17-1 run over the next five minutes. Bona’s offense looked like the cream of the crop as the Reilly Center quickly turned into a sea of jubilation with the...