Richmond vs Bucknell

Bucknell 79, Richmond 65

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LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Cameron Ayers tied his career high with 23 points and Bucknell shot 70 percent from the field in the second half to rally for a 79-65 win over Richmond on Saturday night.

The Bison (7-4), who will play at No. 1 Syracuse on Tuesday, trailed 31-27 at halftime before hitting 14 of 20 field goals and 19 of 19 free throws in the second half.

Ayers finished 8 of 9 from the field and 6 of 6 from the line. Mike Muscala had his fifth double-double of the season with 22 points and 12 rebounds, making 8 of 10 field goals and 6 of 6 foul shots.

The lead changed 13 times before Bucknell pulled ahead for good at 45-44 with 11:36 to play. The Spiders (6-5) were still within striking distance, at 62-55 with 4:11 left, before a 5-0 Bison run.

Darien Brothers led Richmond with 18 points.

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Richmond Spiders
D. Williams, F295-93-441114
F. Martel, F201-31-23134
D. Garrett, C333-50-04127
D. Brothers, G367-150-123318
C. Lindsay, G362-104-46138
K. Anthony273-84-403111
W. Sparrow101-30-00003
J. Duinker50-20-00100
G. Robbins40-20-00000
Totals 22-5712-1519111365
 38.6%80% 
Bucknell Bison
J. Willman, F264-92-272510
M. Muscala, C358-106-6123322
C. Ayers, G398-96-622023
B. Cohen, G270-54-41234
S. Kaspar, G210-10-05310
B. Johnson305-93-323118
B. Fitzpatrick191-10-02112
R. Hill30-00-00000
Totals 26-4421-2134161479
 59.1%100% 
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