Massachusetts @ St. Bonaventure
Current Records: Massachusetts 11-12; St. Bonaventure 15-7
What to Know
The Massachusetts Minutemen have enjoyed the comforts of home their last two games, but now they must head out on the road. UMass and the St. Bonaventure Bonnies will face off in an Atlantic 10 battle at 7 p.m. ET on Wednesday at Reilly Center. Both teams are tiptoeing into their matchup after sneaking past their previous opponents.
The Minutemen came out on top in a nail-biter against the Saint Joseph’s Hawks this past Saturday, sneaking past 69-67. Kudos to the oddsmakers for accurately forecasting both the winner and the close margin. UMass got double-digit scores from four players: forward Michael Steadman (19), guard T.J. Weeks Jr. (12), forward Trent Buttrick (11), and guard Noah Fernandes (10).
Speaking of close games: St. Bonaventure narrowly escaped with a win as the team sidled past the Saint Louis Billikens 83-79. Forward Osun Osunniyi and guard Dominick Welch were among the main playmakers for St. Bonaventure as the former had 21 points in addition to three blocks and the latter had 19 points along with six boards. Osunniyi has also now had at least three blocks in his past three games.
UMass is now 11-12 while the Bonnies sit at 15-7. The Minutemen are 2-8 after wins this year, St. Bonaventure 9-5.
How To Watch
- When: Wednesday at 7 p.m. ET
- Where: Reilly Center — St. Bonaventure, New York
- Follow: CBS Sports App
St. Bonaventure have won all of the games they’ve played against Massachusetts in the last eight years.
- Jan 15, 2020 – St. Bonaventure 74 vs. Massachusetts 61
- Jan 23, 2019 – St. Bonaventure 65 vs. Massachusetts 51
- Dec 30, 2017 – St. Bonaventure 98 vs. Massachusetts 78
- Mar 09, 2017 – St. Bonaventure 73 vs. Massachusetts 60
- Mar 04, 2017 – St. Bonaventure 60 vs. Massachusetts 56
- Dec 30, 2016 – St. Bonaventure 89 vs. Massachusetts 77
- Feb 27, 2016 – St. Bonaventure 85 vs. Massachusetts 83
- Jan 09, 2016 – St. Bonaventure 88 vs. Massachusetts 77