- Nov 21, 2019
THE BRONX, N.Y. — We have not seen a Fordham team shine like this in quite some time. The old Rose Hill Gymnasium sells out every home game. A buzz about the basketball team percolates around campus. The New York media even talks about Fordham hoops as frequently as the Knicks, Nets, and Rangers.
It’s quite an oddity.
The Fordham Rams are 20-5, the best overall record in the Atlantic 10. They have a conference record of 8-4, which has them sitting pretty in the standings and squarely in the conversation for a double-bye at the Atlantic 10 Tournament.
The Rams had not eclipsed the 20-win mark since the 1990-91 season—they notched 25 victories before losing to UMass in the second round of the NIT. Fordham joined the Atlantic 10 for the 1995-96 season.
On Wednesday, the Rams will look to make it 21 wins when they host St. Bonaventure.
The Bonnies and the Rams tip off at 7 p.m. with the game airing on ESPN+.
“[The Rams] are a good defensive team, and they’re going to come after us,”...