Jack Milko

Nov 21, 2019
ST. LOUIS – We have reached the midway point of the season. Two months ago, on the night of the season opener, nobody, not even Bona coach Mark Schmidt, knew how this team would look. Fast forward to Saturday, and the Bonnies arrive in St. Louis with a 2-0 record in the Atlantic 10, heading into a big matchup against the Billikens.
This game tips off at 4 p.m. EST and will air on ESPN+.
At Atlantic 10 Media Day in October, pundits and coaches selected the Bills to finish second in the conference’s preseason poll.
But over the last month, St. Louis has not come close to resembling the second-best team in the conference.
On Dec. 6, the Billikens lost at Iona by 22.
Two weeks later, St. Louis suffered an epic second-half collapse and lost to Southern Illinois-Edwardsville on their home floor, 69-67.
Since that embarrassing loss to SIUE on Dec. 21, St. Louis struggled at St. Joseph’s, but they prevailed on Hawk Hill 83-78. The Billikens then trekked to Western Massachusetts on Jan. 4...

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