A driving layup by junior forward Courtney Stockard with 3.4 seconds left capped a comeback win for that Bonnies (3-1), who have been playing without hurt star Jaylen Adams (Mount Saint Frederick) and fellow guard Matt Mobley (game-high 16 points), who fouled by helping cover their 25.8 seconds left.
Leading 31-30 at halftime, Maryland scored the very first five points from the other half and required a 38-32 lead. But St. Bonaventure came back with eight straight points to increase 40-38.
Cowan brought the Terps with 13 points called the team’s only player to attain in double figures.
The Maryland men’s basketball team’s streak of Thanksgiving week tournament titles, along with its unbeaten begin to the 2017-18 season, ended early Saturday having a 63-61 loss to St. Bonaventure within the opening round from the Emerald Coast Classic in Niceville, Fla.
Maryland, which in fact had won four straight early-season tournaments, will have Boise State Broncos within the consolation game Saturday. The Bonnies will have Texas Christian, a very rated nonconference opponent now stored from the Terps’ postseason résumé.