Bonnies, Flyers Begin Men's Basketball Season Wednesday
The tip-off of the 43rd season of Atlantic 10 Men’s Basketball continues Wednesday with Dayton and St. Bonaventure beginning their seasons. The A-10 won six out of nine games on Tuesday to open the season, including victories by defending champion Davidson (picked third in the preseason poll), defending regular season champion Rhode Island (picked fifth), and preseason favorite Saint Louis. Fordham, Massachusetts and VCU all won their openers.
Just like the start to the regular seaosn, A-10 teams played strong in the preseason, with an 11-0 record in public exhibition games this year. 10 teams played warm-up games in the last week. Duquesne, Fordham, La Salle and Saint Joseph’s did not play an exhibition, while Saint Louis played two.
Davidson 83, Cleveland State 63
VCU 69, Gardner-Webb 57
Saint Louis 75, Southeast Missouri State 65
Massachusetts 83, UMass Lowell 75
Fordham 106, CCNY 58
Stony Brook 77, George Washington 74 (OT)
Temple 75, La Salle 67
Penn 72, George Mason 71