Jack Milko

Nov 21, 2019
RICHMOND, Va. — Road struggles? What road struggles? The St. Bonaventure Bonnies followed up their big win at VCU with another gutsy performance at the Robbins Center, where they beat the Richmond Spiders 66-to-62.
These young Bonnies have learned how to win on the road, as they have won two straight away from the Reilly Center.
“The kids are growing up,” said Mark Schmidt, the St. Bonaventure coach who led his team to its 12th win of the season. “Going on the road to Virginia Commonwealth and to Richmond, you hope that you can split. For us to go 2-0, that’s a credit to our guys and how they played.”
Wednesday’s victory over Richmond gives the Bonnies their sixth Atlantic 10 victory. Bona currently sits in 5th place in the standings with a conference record of 6-4.
Yann Farell, the fantastic freshman, led the way with 18 points for Bonaventure, while Chad Venning, the 6-foot-10 center, chipped in with 17 of his own.
Both players put the Bonnies on their backs in the second half...

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