Heartbreaker: Bona falls in OT to VCU after fans storm court

Posted at 11:53 PM, Feb 04, 2017

From elation to heartbreak in fourth-tenths of a second, the emotions were far-ranging Saturday night for St. Bonaventure, which fell 83-77 in overtime to VCU.

Trailing 65-63 with three seconds left in regulation, Matt Mobley connected on what looked to be the game-winning 3-pointer.

There was still four-tenths of a second on the clock and Bona fans poured onto the court in celebration and impeding play.

VCU was awarded one free throw after a technical foul was assessed to Bona due to the events that transpired, and tied the game up at 66 to force overtime.

A fan angle of the play looks to show fans rushing the court after time expired, but in a statement the Atlantic 10 Conference said officials got the call right.


Mobley hit a school record nine 3-pointers in the game and finished with 34 points.