Schmidt staying at St. Bonaventure

Mark Schmidt

OLEAN, N.Y. (WIVB) – St. Bonaventure announced today, men’s basketball coach Mark Schmidt will remain with the program, after reportedly interviewing for the Boston College opening.

Schmidt, who played at B.C., signed a contract extension with the Bonnies after the 2012 trip to the NCAA Tournament. The school has already started talks about another contract extension.

The Bonnies went just 24-88 in the four years before Schmidt arrived. He has turned the program around in his seven years at the helm. The Bonnies finished 18-15 this season. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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