GENEVA – Hobart College senior forward Richie Bonney (Norwich/Norwich, N.Y.) set a new Statesmen men’s basketball scoring record, and was also named the Liberty League Performer of the week following last week’s NCAA tournament games.
Bonney averaged 27.0 points, 7.5 rebounds 3.5 steals, 2.0 assists and 1.5 blocks last week. In the first round against No. 21 Scranton, he scored a team-high 30 points, breaking Joe Corbett's 11-year-old career scoring mark (1,701) and leading the Statesmen to a 94-81 victory. He also recorded a game-high 10 rebounds, a team-high four assists, and a game-high four steals against the Royals.