Osun Osunniyi has persevered his run as some of the Atlantic 10 convention’s maximum dominant within gamers in males’s basketball.
For the second one consecutive 12 months, St. Bonaventure’s 6-foot-10 heart has been named the Atlantic 10’s defensive participant of the 12 months.
Osunniyi is one in all 3 Bonnies to earn all-conference honors, as voted via the convention’s 14 head coaches, and launched Tuesday.
Jalen Adaway, a senior guard, is a first-team all-conference variety, and level guard Kyle Lofton is a third-team selection. Osunniyi used to be additionally named to the convention’s all-defensive group and used to be a second-team All-Atlantic 10 pick out. Moreover, guard Jaren Holmes used to be an All-Instructional variety, as voted on via the Atlantic 10’s males’s basketball communique administrators.
The Atlantic 10 males’s basketball match starts Wednesday at Capital One Enviornment in Washington, D.C.
St. Bonaventure (20-8) is the protecting match champion and the No. 4 seed, and can play in a quarterfinal recreation at 2:30 p.m. Friday, with its opponent to be decided. The Bonnies will face both No. 5 Saint Louis, No. 12 Los angeles Salle or No. 13 Saint Joseph’s.
Osunniyi is Bona’s all-time chief in blocks (290), and leads the Atlantic 10 with 79 blocked photographs this season. He blocked a minimum of one shot in 25 of 27 video games performed this 12 months, together with 15 video games wherein he blocked a minimum of 3 photographs. Osunniyi averages 11.3 issues and seven.5 rebounds in 27 video games this season.