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Bucknell vs Lafayette

Bucknell 79, Lafayette 65

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EASTON, Pa. (AP) - Mike Muscala scored a season-high 27 points and Bucknell defeated Lafayette 79-65 on Saturday for its fifth straight win.

The Bison shot 57.7 percent (30 of 52) from the field. Muscala led the way, making 9 of 13 shots. The Bison also made all 15 of their free throw attempts.

Cameron Ayers added 15 points for the Bison (13-6, 3-0 Patriot League), who have won four straight against Lafayette and 13 conference games in a row.

Bucknell began the second half on a 9-2 run to lead 43-32 with 16:48 to play. The Bison grabbed their biggest lead at 66-52 with 6:40 left and kept the advantage in double-digits the rest of the way.

Seth Hinrichs scored 17 points, Ryan Willen added 14 and Jim Mowser had 10 for the Leopards (7-11, 2-1). Willen became the 13th Lafayette player to have 1,000 points and 500 rebounds in a career.

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Bucknell Bison
J. Willman, F254-80-06238
M. Muscala, C349-139-952127
C. Ayers, G294-104-430015
R. Hill, G274-50-03208
B. Cohen, G202-40-05334
B. Johnson271-32-22224
B. Fitzpatrick163-40-06036
S. Kaspar132-40-02115
B. Brackney91-10-01112
Totals 30-5215-1534131479
 57.7%100% 
Lafayette Leopards
R. Willen, F284-84-452314
D. Trist, F141-50-00112
R. Delaney, G301-50-05212
T. Johnson, G294-50-15349
J. Mower, G223-83-510210
S. Hinrichs236-83-400117
L. Giese202-30-01026
N. Petkovich170-30-00010
J. Ptasinski152-41-10135
L. Smith20-10-00000
Totals 23-5011-151891865
 46%73.3% 
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American8-1015-15163
Holy Cross8-1014-15198
Navy8-1013-18260
Loyola-Md.7-1111-19261
Army6-1215-15229
 
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