"It's a credit to [First] and Anthony Solomon because they knew Chuck over the last few years; Anthony knew him from when he was at Notre Dame recruiting Torin [Francis]," Tabor coach David Newman said.
Burch had his list narrowed to Richmond, Western Kentucky and the College of Charleston.
"Throughout the whole process I was proud of Charles because he took his time to research the schools. He did a lot of research, talked to people, got their input and was real level-headed about it. Ultimately, the comfort level with the coaching staff was the deciding factor."
St. Bonaventure worked Burch hard. In the end, it paid big dividends.
"They were on him all along. They never let up. They made it clear to him that they were committed from day one. He was their No. 1 guy. They were always asking ‘what can we do', but it was just Charles needing to sit back and think of it himself. Ultimately, he knew he was their No. 1 guy. He knew he'd have an important role on that team."