SMITHFIELD, R.I. – It wasn’t supposed to end this way. The storybook season was supposed to include a magical run in March, completing the amazing turnaround from last year with an NCAA Tournament bid. Perhaps a couple of things would fall right and they would even get to do it at home.
Instead, Bryant’s season came to an end on Wednesday night, the latest victims of the hottest team in the Northeast Conference after a 75-69 loss to Mount St. Mary’s. And while there can be a look ahead to a brighter future, that’s for a later time.