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The St. Bonaventure Bonnies basketball podcast you didn't know you needed.


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The St. Bonaventure Bonnies basketball podcast you didn't know you needed.






Episode 48: Summer Session in the Panic Room

On a special summer session from Uncle Gridsy's Panic Room, we talk offseason hobbies before getting into the schedule and new roster, including how some of the new pieces from Dana Valentine's recruiting haul will make everyone's life easier. Also, Fiske's secrets, a new documentary on the ascent of Bona Rugby, Spring Weekend memories, NIL and the transfer portal, Manhertz's role as AD, and much more.


Episode 47: Return to the Barclays

Episode 47: Return to the Barclays by SBUnfurled and Friends


Episode 46: Avoiding the Pillow Fight

Episode 46: Avoiding the Pillow Fight by SBUnfurled and Friends


Episode 45: Yann Can Cook

Episode 45: Yann Can Cook by SBUnfurled and Friends


Episode 44: Looking for an Indiana Double

Episode 44: Looking for an Indiana Double by SBUnfurled and Friends


Episode 43: Community Bank(s) III Point Tee

On the debut episode of SBUnfurled and Friends Season 4, we preview the new-look Bonnies roster and schedule, and discuss expectations for a season full of question marks. New Bona guard Daryl Banks III also joins us to talk about his recruitment by and visit to SBU, what fans should expect from this year's team, how guys are getting accustomed to the Schmidt playbook, and what he's looking forward to most this season.


Episode 42: Bonnies in (a) Final Four

We're getting you ready for the Bonnies in the Final Four! Well, it's not THE Final Four, but a Final Four. SBUnfurled and Lil Bona X preview the NIT semifinals between St. Bonaventure and Xavier. We talk about the key matchups and how it's a renewal of an old Atlantic 10 matchup. We're also joined by Joe Enoch, who leads the Bonnies alumni group in New York City. He talks about the overwhelming fan turnout expected at Madison Square Garden and what you can expect to see in New York City with the Bonnies this week.


Episode 41: Sword of Domocles Slices P5 Teams

On this episode, we're talking with Dominick Welch, fresh off the Bonnies clutch win at Virginia in the NIT quarterfinals. We ask him about hitting an enormous three with less than 23 seconds left, the team's mindset during the NIT and how the Ironman Five 2.0 is looking at their futures. We're also joined by Captain Beer to talk about how he helped organize about 50 Bonnies students to travel all the way to Virginia in less than 48 hours, as well as how they're trying to get to Madison Square Garden and New York City for the NIT semifinals. Also sitting in with us is Ryan O'Donnell, who's pounding boilermakers in Prague as the unofficial leader of Bonaventure alumni in the Czech Republic!


Episode 40: WINNsurrection

On this episode of SBUnfurled and Friends, we break down the keys to the Bonnies huge Senior Night win over Richmond to clinch an Atlantic 10 tournament double bye. We also talk about the special postgame tribute to the members of the Ironman Five 2.0. SBUnfurled and Lil Bona X break down the possible matchups for the Bonnies at A10s and we talk about our plans for going to Washington DC for the tournament.


Episode 39: The NET Cutters

SBUnfurled and Lil Bona X discuss the Bonnies three dominating wins over UMass, Duquesne and Rhode Island. The guys also break down the upcoming St. Joseph's and VCU rematches, the Bonnies Atlantic 10 double bye chances and how you're supposed to celebrate the anniversary of an event that happened on a Leap Day.


Episode 38: St. Louis Sweep

After some prematurely wrote off the Bonnies hopes this season, SBUnfurled and Lil Bona X break down the back-to-back wins against Saint Louis. They're also joined by Rusty Tutton of to talk about the Bonnies tournament resume and why the NET rankings can be flawed. Finally, the guys talk about three games in six days in the Reilly Center and hear why it's crucial for the Bonnies to reschedule the canceled GW game.


Episode 37: Salute Green's Shorts

After a long, midseason pause, SBUnfurled and Lil Bona X are back before a huge game vs. Davidson. The guys talk about the up-and-down performances by the Bonnies recently, how to stop Davidson from 3 and they take your questions!


Episode 36: Challenging Connecticut

SBUnfurled and Lil Bona X react to the thrilling end of the rivalry game win over SUNY Amherst on Saturday. They also discuss what the Bonnies will look like with Kyle Lofton likely out for a few weeks with an ankle injury. The guys are joined by Russell Steinberg, a writer from and a UConn fan. They break down the big showdown in Newark between St. Bonaventure and the Huskies. We also tell you about some alumni events planned in the Brick City before Saturday's game.


Episode 35: Re-rank the Bonnies

On this edition of SBUnfurled and Friends, the guys work through the Charleston hangover that was the Bonnies loss to Northern Iowa. Lil Bona X and SBUnfurled break down the warning signs seen in earlier wins that made the UNI loss not so surprising. They also look at the positives from a fun weekend, especially in the demolition of Marquette. The guy also talk about what they'd like to see out of the bench in what should be an easy win over Coppin State. They also talk about the upcoming game against hated rival SUNY Amherst and how the teams match up.


Episode 34: Doing the Charleston

On this week's episode of SBUnfurled and Friends, we dissect the Canisius win that unfortunately, was way too exciting of a win. We also talk about how it was to have fans back in the Reilly Center, how the athletic department can capitalize on this season's (hopefully) success and what the rest of the Atlantic 10 did. We also get you ready for the Charleston Classic, whether or not you go down to the Palmetto State. We break down Boise St., some of the other teams in the tournament and give you a tourist outlook on what to do in the place called the "Holy City."


Episode 33: 2 Franciscans, 1 Cup

St. Bonaventure basketball is finally back! We're joined by Kevin Sweeney from Sports Illustrated to break down the opening night game against Siena for the Franciscan Cup. He also talks about how growing up near Siena fueled his passion for college basketball. We also get into the Bonnies matchup on Sunday against Little 3 rival Canisius.


Episode 32: Ranked The Bonnies

SBUnfurled has your 2021-22 St. Bonaventure Bonnies preseason preview... preview! SBUnfurled gives us some inside information about what he's seen out of the newcomers in the preseason (2:10). The guys also talk about Fan Jam and some of the highlights from the dunk contest and other activities. Captain Beer makes his third official appearance on SBUnfurled and Friends (22:53). He talks with us about his work with the Bona athletic department as a face of the Wolfpack student section, as well as his growth from a freshman meme to a bona (literally) fide professor. The guys also talk about the A10 media days and expectations for the conference this year.


Episode 31: Detroit Muscle

SBUnfurled and Friends is breaking down the Bonnies Atlantic 10 schedule for you (3:51). We're also joined by Bona's guard Jaren Holmes and how he's getting ready for this season (16:13). Holmes talks about a date no one will ever forget, January 6, 2021, and it's definitely because of his 38-point performance against St. Joe's (25:39). We also talk with Holmes about his passion for journalism (40:25), changing his last name to honor his mother (44:36) and the possibility of using an extra year of eligibility (56:28).


Episode 30: Summertime Schedule Talk

SBUnfurled and Friends are back for an August episode as we get closer to what hopefully will be a historical Bonnies season. The guys discuss Bonaventure's reported new athletic director and what he could hopefully do for the athletic department (2:23). The guys are also joined by Matt Pappano, director of basketball operations for the Bonnies men's team. Pappano explains the chaos the team faced navigating last season's COVID-altered season en route to an Atlantic 10 title (9:32). He also gets into this season's schedule, including a possible game against UConn, and how some of the new Bonnies are playing in the offseason (40:52). Finally, the guys also talk about their trip to Columbus for the Bona's alumni team playing in its first TBT (1:15:49).


Episode 29: Previewing the Brown & White in TBT

SBUnfurled and Friends is taking a break from summer... well, break... to get you ready for St. Bonaventure's first alumni team appearance in The Basketball Tournament. Steve Marcus, who's a former Bonnies student manager, joins us to talk about coaching The Brown and White. Be sure to follow us on Apple Podcasts, SoundCloud, Spotify, Stitcher, TuneIn and several other locations! Search for us on your favorite podcast app!