The Binghamton Bearcats men's basketball team hosted a high profile opponent December 20 facing the Bonnies of St. Bonaventure.  The two teams had met on four previous occasions with the Bonnies winning three of those games.

This time around the Bonnies from the Atlantic 10 Conference were 6-2 and came off a a four point loss at Pitt.  The Bearcats were 1-11 and were playing their first game since a 63-49 loss at Boston College December 14.