Feb. 29, 2004
ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. - St. Bonaventure will take on La Salle in the opening round of the Atlantic 10 Tournament on Friday, March 5. Tip off is scheduled for noon.
Despite an 80-52 loss today at Richmond, the Bonnies clinched fourth in the A-10 East division.
The Bonnies' A-10 record of 5-11 allowed them a higher seed than conference rival Fordham, who the Bonnies defeated 71-59 Feb. 26 in their home finale.
La Salle holds records of 14-12 overall and 7-9 in conference play going into Friday's contest.
In the previous meeting this season, La Salle defeated the Bonnies, 76-65, on Feb. 12 in Philadelphia. The Bonnies played the contest without their leading scorer, junior guard Stef Collins, who was out with a sprained right ankle.
The contest will take place on the campus of Saint Joseph's in Philadelpia, Pa.