DAYTON, Ohio (AP) The basketball was still high in the air flung to start the celebration when the buzzer sounded and the Bonnies long-awaited March celebration commenced. Players chest-bumped on court. Coach Mark Schmidt jumped and waved his arms.
The crowd at the University of Dayton Arena a place where St. Bonaventure is usually booed got caught up in the moment, too. And why not? It had been 48 years since anyone saw something like this out of St. Bonaventure.
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