Snubbed: A Basketball Season of Triumph, Crisis and Despair at St. Bonaventure UniversityAuthored by Brian Toolan
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6" x 9" (15.24 x 22.86 cm)
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BISAC: Sports & Recreation / Basketball / General
On almost any city street or in a bar or waiting for your flight to be called, mention St. Bonaventure University and someone will likely say basketball. For 96 seasons, men’s basketball has been an ambassador for the tiny Franciscan school tucked away in an inconvenient place called Olean. The university is so much more than basketball, but the game, and the Bonnies’ storied history, has been the school’s gilt-edged
Much of that was threatened as the 2015-16 season approached. Slumping enrollment created a financial crisis. Difficult decisions had to be made.
Dropping the athletics program to the small-college level was a possibility.
SNUBBED: A Basketball Season of Triumph, Crisis and Despair at St. Bonaventure University is a chronicle of challenges, soaring performances, high hopes and crushed dreams. It is an account of daring to be great bookended by an existential threat and NCAA big-footers.
It is a basketball story, and more.