St. Bonaventure will face Ohio University (Dec. 6), Pittsburgh (Dec. 13), Binghamton (Dec. 20) and Delaware (Dec. 30) in nonconference men’s basketball road games, it was announced Wednesday. Four straight home games will open the regular season before the Bonnies face Niagara in the Big 4 Classic doubleheader in the First Niagara Center at 2 p.m. on Nov. 29.
Previously, Bona announced a six-game nonconference home schedule starting with games against Dartmouth, Siena, Canisius and Jackson State in the Reilly Center after playing an exhibition game against Division II Mansfield University on Saturday, Nov. 8.
In other local college news, Bill Morris is returning to Niagara as assistant athletic director for compliance after three yeas as director of athletics at Daemen College. Morris, a Greenwood Lake native, spent six years as associate athletic director for compliance and administration previously at Niagara before leaving in 2011.