Court storms can turn into chaos. Usually that chaos is all kinds of fun. But sometimes — and especially when the storm is mistimed — that chaos can turn into a source of regret for days and weeks to come.
St. Bonaventure’s court storm Saturday was an example of the latter. After what they thought was a win over VCU, the Bonnies’ celebrations went terribly, terribly wrong.
With VCU up 65-63 with 3.2 seconds remaining, St. Bonaventure had the ball out of bounds on the baseline. Bonaventure ran a play to the far corner, and junior guard Matt Mobley hit an awkward-looking, contested 3-pointer for the win … or so he thought.
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Bonnies players and managers spilled out onto the court, despite the best efforts of coach Mark Schmidt to keep them on the bench. The fans soon followed. But the clock stillRead More »from St. Bonaventure's would-be game-winner ruined by technical for premature court storm (Video)