Leonard to transfer out of men’s basketball program

ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. – St. Bonaventure men's basketball head coach Mark Schmidt announced on Friday morning that junior Lewis Leonard will not return for the 2010-11 season.

“It's unfortunate that Lewis will not complete his career at St. Bonaventure, but I respect his decision to transfer” said Schmidt. “We wish him the best of luck with his future in basketball, school and in life. He has been a tremendous teammate during his time with our program and I'm proud of the way he's finished the semester in the classroom.”

A native of Philadelphia, Pa., Leonard saw time in nine games in 2009-10, averaging 0.9 points and 0.7 rebounds in his first year as a Bonnie after transferring from San Bernardino Valley College.