J.P. Butler

Schmidt Talking Ep. 31: Atlantic 10 Schedule Breakdown

The St. Bonaventure Bonnies finished 14-4 in the Atlantic 10 conference last season, totaling the most amount of conference in the program’s history. This year, the Bonnies look to do the same in the year’s conference schedule. With a seemingly much deeper conference, and losing two of the top scorers in the league on their roster, the Bonnies will be facing a big challenge.

On this weeks episode, Kyle and Alec breakdown some of the tougher matchups that the team is going to face, especially towards the end of the season facing two of the top teams in the conference, Davidson and St. Louis to end the season. These matchups could be key for the Bonnies and their push to make the NCAA Tournament once again as they fall in a time where everyone is paying attention to the teams on the bubble. The Bonnies and their fans know how tough it is to stay on the bubble. If the Bonnies live up to expectation in the first 28 games, the final two against these top foes could be the ultimate deciding factor in their postseason fate.

Later in the episode, Kyle and Alec discuss some of the top transfers in the Atlantic 10 this upcoming season. The list is highlighted by transfer guard Tramaine Isabell of the St. Louis Billikens. Isabell has had a wild ride in his college career playing for both Missouri and Drexel, two teams on opposite ends of the powerhouse spectrum in college basketball. The guys discuss why Isabell will turn some heads this upcoming season.

Lastly, the guys break down the more underrated transfers in the Atlantic 10 in the Bonnies own Jaylen Poyser and another LaSalle transfer guard Traci Carter. These transfers could have a major impact on where their teams fall in the conference rankings by seasons end.

Time Stamps

1:10 to 2:40 – The Tough Matchups

2:45 to 3:56 – The Resume-Building Opportunities

5:15 to 6:20 – The Games We Are Worried About

7:00 to 8:00 – The Road Stretch

12:10 to 13:55 – Transfers We Are High On

14:00 to 17:50 – Sleeper Transfers

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