ST. BONAVENTURE PLAYERS
J.R. Bremer 6-2 185 G
2000-2001: Was an Atlantic 10 Third Team All-Conference selection. Ranked among the Atlantic 10 leaders in seven statistical caegories: scoring (11th), assists (8th), steals (11th), assist-to-turnover ratio (4th), field goal percentage (9th), three-point field goal percentage (6th) and three-pointers per game (8th). Led the Bonnies in minutes (34.5), assists (126) and steals (48), and second on the team in scoring (16.6) and three-pointers (74). Averaged 18.2 points per game in Atlantic 10 play. Was named Atlantic 10 Player of the Week on Feb. 11-27. His best performance of the season came at St. Joe's when he had a career-high 30 points, eight assists, five rebounds, five steals and five three-pointers. Scored double figures in 27 games and reached the 20-point mark eight times. Notched his first career double-double with 18 points and 10 rebounds in the win over Charlotte.
1999-2000: Was one of the top Sixth Men in the Atlantic 10. Was co-winner of the team's Most Improved Player award. Finished fifth on the team in scoring at 9.7 ppg. Scored in double figures 10 times in 23 games. Finished second on the team in three-point percentage at .375, third on the team in steals with 28 (1.2 per game), and third in total three-pointers with 33 (1.4 per game). Was named the CBS Player of the Game after totalling 17 points, three assists and two steals in NCAA Tournament loss to Kentucky. In regular season A-10 games, ranked second in the conference in three-point shooting percentage (44.1). Hit a career-high five three-pointers and totalled 19 points in a win over Xavier. Scored a career-high 23 points in loss at George Washington. Was named Atlantic 10 Player of the Week on Jan. 9-15 after his game-winning three-pointer with 2.8 seconds left in victory over Temple.
1998-1999: Was team’s top guard reserve and one of the best "sixth men" in the Atlantic 10 Conference. Finished fifth on the team in scoring at 9.3 points per game, second on the team in steals and assists (2.3) and third in three-pointers (28). Finished eighth in the Atlantic 10 in steals at 1.82 per game. Was named the team’s Most Improved Player.
HIGH SCHOOL: Averaged just over 26 points, 5.8 rebounds, and 6.3 assists a game per game as a senior. Scored a season-high 43 against the fourth ranked team in the state, Shaker High School. Notched a triple-double (10 assists, 10 rebounds, 16 points) against St. Francis of Toledo.
Breamer is one of the best unknown players in not only the New York Metro area, but the entire country. He has played in the shadow of some very good players the previous three seasons, and this year will be his breakout year. He has NBA potential, but because he does not play at a big name school he may have to play in the NBDL, CBA, or overseas.
Robert Cheeks 6-6 190 F
2000-2001: Averaged 2.0 points and 2.9 rebounds per game for the season. had four points and six rebounds in win over LaSalle Tied his career high with 30 minutes in win over Duquesne. Scored six points, including five in overtime, and grabbed seven rebounds in 25 minutes in win at LaSalle. Tied his career high with eight rebounds in win over Rhode Island.
1999-2000: In his first year, earned role as the top post substitute. Played in 30 of 31 games with two starts (Niagara and Temple). Averaged 1.9 points, 1.8 rebounds and 9.4 minutes per game. Had four points, two rebounds and two steals in three games in the Atlantic 10 Tournament. Had career highs of 11 points and eight rebounds in win over Niagara in 30 minutes.
St. Anthony’s won state championships his freshman, sophomore and junior seasons, and ended his sophomore year ranked No. 1 in the nation. As a senior, averaged 17.5 points and 8.0 rebounds per game and helped St. Anthony’s to a state runner-up finish. Was rated a top-200 recruit by CNN/SI and named to the USA TODAY honorable mention team for New Jersey in 1998. Averaged 10 points and 10 rebounds a game as a junior.
Cheeks had the bad luck of playing behind two proven small forwards and never had the chance to show his tremendous ability. He a great athlete and one of the best defenders on the team. He will show his pro potential this season now that he will get a chance to play. Cheeks will get a chance to play professionally, either in the CBA or overseas.
Vidal Massiah 6-6 215 F
2000-2001: Emerged as a consistent force starting all 30 games and finishing fourth on the team in scoring with 9.1 ppg, and third in rebounding at 4.6 per game. Averaged 10.3 ppg in conference games. In the NIT loss at Pittsburgh, had perhaps the best all-around game of his career with 16 points, eight rebounds, three assists, two steals and a block. Scored 18 points and had nine rebounds, three steals and two blocks in OT win at LaSalle. Scored a career-high 21 points in loss at St. Joseph’s. Hit the game-winning three-pointer with 3.2 seconds left vs. UMass.
1999-2000: Played in 28 games and made four starts. Averaged 2.5 points and 2.3 rebounds per game. Appeared in all three Atlantic 10 Tournament games. Scored a career-high 13 points in win over UNC Charlotte in the championship game of the Sparkletts Invitational at Pepperdine.
1998-99: Played in 27 games and started three times and averaged 1.4 points and 1.8 rebounds per game. Had five points, eight rebounds and two assists at Siena. His 10 rebounds against Canisius were his season high
HIGH SCHOOL: A first team All-Canada selection in Toronto where he averaged 21.0 points, 9.0 rebounds, 4.5 assists, 5.0 steals and 2.0 blocks a game for Eastern Commerce High School his senior season. Was runner-up for Player of the Year in Canada as a senior.
Massiah is one of the top inside players in the Atlantic 10. He is a good post defender who can also defend on the perimetedr. He is a very good passer for a post player. His scoring and rebounding have improved each season he has played, and will only get better at the next level. Massiah has the potential to play professionally, whether it be in the CBA or overseas is anyone's guess.