St. Bonaventure welcomes Charlotte to Reilly Center on Saturday. Tipoff is at 7 p.m. EST. The Bonnies are 3-1 against the 49ers over the last four years. The last time they played they won 72-56 on Feb. 25, 2012.
St. Bonaventure is tied with Charlotte for ninth in the conference.
In their last outing, behind 19 points and 9 rebounds from Demetrius Conger, the Bonnies defeated Duquesne 78-71 on Feb. 23. A stat-sheet stuffer, he leads the team with 13.9 points per game, 7 rebounds per game, and 3 assists per game. For the 49ers, Terrence Williams put up 15 points and 6 rebounds in the 88-67 loss to Dayton on Feb. 27. He contributes 3.1 rebounds per game in addition to his 7.2 points per game. Charlotte will hope to exploit their strength in free throw rate in this matchup. Their mark of 44.1 percent in this area ranks second in the conference and 17th in the country.
StatSmack! St. Bonaventure is better than Charlotte
A for effort, but St. Bonaventure has emerged victorious against Charlotte the last two times they've played.
The St. Bonaventure three-point leader (Eric Mosley, 69 three-pointers) has more three-pointers than the Charlotte three-point leader (Denzel Ingram, 23 three-pointers).