The win towards Richmond, even though, took away any doubt going into the weekend. Had the Bonnies misplaced, they might have needed to watch for the result of the VCU-Saint Louis sport Saturday in Missouri to determine their seeding; VCU would have had to beat Saint Louis for Bona to develop into the No. 4 seed.
“We’ve been combating all season and no longer being absolutely wholesome the closing sport, a few us being in poor health and Osun’s ankle, simply to combat via adversity and win this sport, it approach so much,” Adaway stated.
“Richmond’s a in point of fact just right workforce, with numerous enjoy and proficient gamers, in an effort to play towards them, going into the match, this implies so much.”
The Bonnies additionally were given the take a look at of enjoying in some other shut sport, so just about the Atlantic 10 match.
“You wish to have to be enjoying your very best basketball, round this time,” Osunniyi stated. “VCU, what came about there, that’s ok. However we were given this one, and we’ve were given some momentum going into D.C.”
Incomes a double-bye to the Atlantic 10 quarterfinals will have to lend a hand Osunniyi, who scored 16 issues and blocked 3 photographs; the senior ahead/middle set a brand new program file for profession blocked photographs, with 290, whilst he nonetheless recovers from an harm to his left ankle, which he sustained Feb. 26 in a 54-52 win at Saint Joseph’s.