- Nov 21, 2019
KINGSTON, R.I. – With five minutes remaining in the game, the Bonnies looked dead in the water as they faced a double-digit deficit. But instead of folding over, this young team rallied off eleven straight and took a one-point lead with 33 seconds to go. Unfortunately for the Bonnies, Rhode Island’s Ishmael Leggett hit a pair of free throws with 17 seconds remaining, which ultimately sealed a 68-67 victory for the Rams. Bona had multiple chances at the buzzer, but it was not meant to be.
Here are five takeaways from Wednesday’s game:
1. Schmidt Should Be Proud: The Bonnies have now lost all six of their true road games this season, but St. Bonaventure coach Mark Schmidt should feel proud of his team’s efforts in Wednesday’s loss. Earlier this season, Bona held the lead late in multiple games away from home, only for those moments to turn into gut-wrenching losses. The exact opposite played out at the Ryan Center, as Rhode Island held the lead for 35:43 of game time. Their...